Ilha Graciosa cheese

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Ilha Graciosa cheese

Ilha Graciosa is a hard unpasteurised cows’ milk cheese from the island of Graciosa in the Azores.

Having a pale yellow interior and a rich yellow rind, the cheese has a crunchy texture and irregular small holes and cracks. Its aroma and strong initial flavour is that of cow sheds, but as it is consumed, the flavour becomes mellower, with added hints of vanilla.

Available from Waitrose, Ilha Graciosa is one of my favourite cheeses.

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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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