Menallack cheese

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Menallack cheese. Photograph courtesy of The Cheese Shed

Menallack was the first cheese to be made at Menallack Farm, Penryn near Falmouth and is an unpasteurised, vegetarian, hard, full-fat cheese produced from cows’ milk.

The cheese is based on a recipe for a type of Cheshire cheese, but is different in that Cornish cows graze on granite, which ultimately makes a difference to the soil and the grass and therefore the milk. Using only single herd milk from local suppliers the cheese is matured for 2 months.

Manallack is mould ripened and has a creamy texture with fresh taste and a hidden bite to its full flavour. As well as the ‘big’ cheese, a 500 g Baby Menallack is sometimes available.

There are also two other varieties:

Menallack with Chives and Garlic - a fresh young cheese with an oniony tang

Menallack Vintage – a gutsy and tasty cheese which is matured for a minimum of 3 months


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 Menallack 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 Menallack 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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