Lou pevre cheese

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Lou pevre cheese


  • This cheese is also known as Tome au Poirvre and Lou Pèbre and is produced in a single farm in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence département of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur of France. It has all the characteristic and individual aromas of the south of France.

Cheese group

  • Soft cheese, of the Banon type, with a white bloomy rind, which can be covered in ground peppercorns, in which case it is known as Lou pevre poivre

Milk type

Aroma and taste

  • By using a unique maturation method, the cheese has a peppery taste and is sprinkled with a little cumin. The spiciness reduces the acidity of the fresh goats' milk.

Strength and texture

  • Medium to strong flavour, matured 3 weeks. It has a fine texture and a thin, dry, rough rind, which can be coated with ground peppercorns.

Serving suggestions

It is good served at the end of a meal.

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 Lou pevre 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 Lou pevre cheese.

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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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