Gour noir cheese

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Gour noir cheese

Gour noir is a mild, soft, goats' milk cheese from the Corrèze département of the Limousin region of France, where it was first developed by a farmer in the village of Lapleau de Corrèze. It was given the name 'Gour noir' because of the existence of a black rock-mountain in the region.

The cheese, which is coated in natural ash, has a smooth, fine texture and is white in colour. The flavour has subtle hints of goat and hazelnuts and is herby. Matured for 2-6 weeks, it is discoidal in shape and weighs about 280g.

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Cheese type Calories per 100g
American cheese 371
Blue cheese 353
Camembert cheese 299
Cheddar cheese 402
Cottage cheese 98
Edam cheese 357
Farmer's cheese 98
Feta cheese 264
Fontina cheese 389
Goat cheese 364
Gouda cheese 356
Gruyere cheese 413
Mozzarella cheese 280
Parmesan cheese 431
Pimento cheese 375
Provolone cheese 352
Queso blanco cheese 310
Ricotta cheese 174
Roquefort cheese 369
Swiss cheese 380

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