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This is a fresh cheese, originally made with goats’ milk or ewes’ milk or a mixture of both.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.
Calories in different varieties and various types of cheeses
The number of calories in various types of cheese is very similar when you compare your cheese to a similar types of cheese.
For example, almost cheeses that are similar to Cheddar cheese have around 400 calories per 100g
If the La Nucía cheese is not listed below, select a similar type of cheese from the list below to get a rough idea for the number of calories in La Nucía cheese.
The calorie lists are sortable by clicking the up and down arrows in the heading columns
|Cheese type||Calories per 100g|
|Queso blanco cheese||310|
Graph your Body Mass Index
See your personal Body Mass Index (BMI) plotted on a graph against national averages.
Errors and omissions
If you are a cheese producer and your cheese does not appear to be listed on Cookipedia or the information on your cheese is incorrect or out of date, please use the Contact the Editor page to send us a message and we will update the information on your cheese.