La Nucía cheese

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La Nucí­a cheese

La Nucíá cheese takes its name from a small town in the province of Alicante. It is also called Queso de pastel, due to its characteristic shape. Cheese is produce in the provinces of Alicante and Valencia.

This is a fresh cheese, originally made with goatsmilk or ewes’ milk or a mixture of both. It is entirely white and rindless. The interior is gelatinous and without holes, with a soft and slightly elastic texture. It has a very mild, milky flavour, and is melting, but never salty on the palate. It is now produced from pasteurised semi-skimmed milk.

It has a tapered shape and its surface is characterised by small diamond-shaped ridges. Its size is average, with weights ranging between one and two kilos. Its shape is due the stainless steel or aluminum, moulds in which it is drained.

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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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