Paglierina cheese

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Paglierina cheese

Pagliera (aka Ciabot) is an unpasteurised cows' milk cheese from Monesiglio in the province of Cuneo and some areas of the provinces of Torino and Asti. However sometimes small quantities of ewes' milk are also added. It takes its name from the fact the it is matured on straw which produces patterns on the edible rind and gives it its special flavour.

It is a soft cheese, with a buttery, compact texture, which melts in the mouth. In the fresh product, there is no rind but it develops as it matures, becoming a pale yellow colour. It has a very pronounced aroma, especially if ewes' milk has been added and a mild flavour. It is matured for 7-10 days.

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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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