P’tit berrichon cheese

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P’tit berrichon cheese


  • This cheese is a speciality of Berry in the Centre region of France and from where it derives its name. It is the smaller cousin of the famous Crottin Chavignol

Cheese group

Milk type

Aroma and taste

  • When fresh, it has a goaty, soft and sweet aroma but as the cheese continues to mature, and the flavour will be complex, herbal and nutty with a very salty balance, becoming strong and spicy

Strength and texture

  • Maturation: Between 2 weeks and 4 months. Mild to medium strength. After 2 weeks of maturation the rins begins to form the moulds that define this cheese and after 4 months, it becomes scaly but still very tasty

Shape, weight and size

  • Small drums of 4.5cm in diameter, 3cm tall and weighing 60g


The rind, except when young, should always have blue spots and the white and grey mould darkens with maturity, until it becomes dark bluish grey and wrinkled, becoming even ugly but it is still an exquisite cheese

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 P’tit berrichon 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 P’tit berrichon 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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