Musulupu cheese

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Musulupu cheese


Musulupu is a mixture of ewes’ and goats’ milk cheese, produced in the province of Reggio Calabria. It has Greek-Albanian origins and is usually made to order for the Greek Orthodox clergy at Easter.

The curd is kneaded by hand then shaped into spheres and left on slanting wooden shelves. It is then heated and placed into wooden moulds. On the sides of the cheese are iconic symbols of the Orthodox Church caused by the mould.

The cheese has an inlaid rind the interior is soft, white and uniform. The flavour and aroma is sweet and milky. It has a diameter of 10-12 cm, a height of 4-5 cm and weighs 200-400 g.

The cheese is eaten with fresh seasonal vegetables, pasta and even used as a basis for puddings.

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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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