Maiorchino di Novara di Sicilia cheese

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Maiorchino di Novara di Sicilia cheese

Maiorchino di Novara di Sicilia is a semi-hard, ewes' milk cheese from Sicily. The milk filtered and the cheese is made in a large copper container (codara). After a couple of days, the cheese is salted every 3 days for a period ranging from 20 to 30 days depending the size. It is then periodically cleaned and scrubbed for about 2 months and rubbed with olive oil from the third month. It is matured for 8 months and weighs 10-12kg, with a diameter of 35cm and a height of 10-12cm. The texture is compact and it is yellow in colour.

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Cheese type Calories per 100g
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Blue cheese 353
Camembert cheese 299
Cheddar cheese 402
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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
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Roquefort cheese 369
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