Marzolino del Chianti cheese

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Marzolino del Chianti cheese

Marzolino del Chianti is produced with ewes' milk exclusively in the Tuscan area of Chianti. Its shape can be oval, round or cylindrical and is 12cm high, 6-8cm in width and weighs about 500g.

A peculiar characteristic of this compact cheese is its colour ranging from white to pinkish white and its thin rind which is slightly reddish, due to the use of sheep's blood or tomatoes. It is fill flavoured and sometimes a little spicy. It is eaten fresh or matured.

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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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