- This cheese from the Friuli-Venezia Giulia and the Veneto regions of Italy, takes its name from the days when families shared a dairy. These 'latterias' allowed families to take it in turns to make their own cheese.
- Hard, natural rind, semi-cooked.
Aroma and taste
- Delicate when young, it becomes stronger and more aromatic with time. There is an 'extra old' version which has a particularly complex aroma and intense flavour.
Strength and texture
- Medium strength. Matured for 1-2 months in general, but the 'extra old' version which is matured for up to 12 months. The texture is compact, almost brittle, with a few regular holes.
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 Latteria 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 Latteria 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|
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