Gruth Dhu cheese

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Gruth Dhu cheese


  • Also known as Black Crowdie, this rennetless cheese is produced by Highland Fine Cheeses in Tain and is a modern twist on what is thought to be Scotland's oldest known cheese.

Cheese group

  • Fresh

Milk type

Aroma and taste

  • Pungent and peppery.

Shape, weight and size

  • Log shaped, weighing 110g. Diameter 4cm, length 8cm


The cheese is rolled in pinhead oatmeal and crushed black peppercorns. It is sold within a couple of days.


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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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