Kasseri cheese

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Kasseri cheese

Kasseri (Greek Κασέρι; from Turkish kaşer, kaşar is a medium-hard pale yellow cheese made from unpasteurised ewes' milk with very little, if any, goat's milk mixed in. It is a soft textured hard-rind cheese and belongs to the pasta filata family of cheeses, like provolone. The use of fresh unpasteurized milk in necessary to obtain the correct flavour and texture, and aging of at least four months is required for the development of flavour. In its aged stage it faintly resembles Parmesan or Asiago but is not as creamy.

The name "Kasseri" is a protected designation of origin (ΠΟΠ (POP)) in the European Union.

Kasseri is consumed as is, in sandwiches or as main constituent in kasseropita pie.

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For example, almost cheeses that are similar to Cheddar cheese have around 400 calories per 100g

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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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