Montagna cheese

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Montagna cheese

Montagna is a hard, unpasteurised cows' milk cheese from Valsugana and Adige Valley in the Italian region of Trentino-Alto Adige. It is straw coloured with a delicate flavour. It has a diameter of 32-38cm, a height of 9-12cm and a weight of 9-12kg.

For the production of this cheese, milk is used from one or two milkings. During the heating of the milk whey from Grana Trentino is added. At a temperature of 33-35°C bovine rennet it added. The curd is ready in about 12 to 15 minutes. The curd is then cut to the size of a hazelnut and is semi-cooked 47-50 ° C for a period of about 15 minutes. After 30-40 minutes of of being in the vat, the curd is extracted, separated into portions, placed in moulds, pressed and turned over several times. The cheeses are placed in brine for 5 days and matured in a warehouse at 12 to 15°C for at least 4 months.

Calories in different varieties and various types of cheeses

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For example, almost cheeses that are similar to Cheddar cheese have around 400 calories per 100g

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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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