Montasio cheese

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Montasio

Montasio is a DOP unpasteurised, whole or semi-skimmed, cows’ milk cheese which dates back to the mid-13th century. It takes its name from the Jôf di Montasio in the Julian Alps (Friuli). It is now produced in the provinces of Belluno, Padova, Treviso and Venezia (Veneto) and Pordenone and Udine (Friuli-Venezia Giulia).

The cheese which can be matured for anything from 2 – 10 months or more, has a smooth and elastic rind, which becomes dryer and darker as it ages. The interior, which is initially white, sweet, smooth and delicate, becomes more yellow and stronger, with a flaky, holey texture.

Montasio is cylindrical in shape, has a height of 6 to 15 cm, a diameter of 30 to 40 cm weighs between 5 and 9 kg.

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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