- Also known as Spress, Mezzapasta is a mountain cheese from the upper part of the province of Novara, especially Val Formazza and Valle Antigorio
- Hard, semi-cooked
Strength and texture
- Matured for 3 to 14 months. Elastic, firm texture with feint holes
Shape, weight and size
- Cylinder weighing 5-8kg. Height 8-15cm, diameter 30-40cm
Deep yellow in colour, with a smooth, medium thick, light or mid-brown rind
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 Mezzapasta 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 Mezzapasta cheese.
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|Cheese type||Calories per 100g|
|Queso blanco cheese||310|
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