The cheese resembles a loaf of bread. It has a round shape and a hard, but edible brown rind with spots of white. Inside, the flesh is golden, dotted with small holes and very creamy. It has a firm and damp consistency, slightly sweet aroma and mild flavour.
When the cheese was first produced in 1978, it was called "de Groot Hof–Grand’Ferme". For export reasons it was renamed Passendale in 1980.
There are three types of Passendale cheese:
Prelude: The standard version
Classic: Same as Prelude but the rind is brushed before the cheese is packaged.
Passendale Bel Age: Matured for 6 months in cellars and has a more distinguished taste.
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 Passendale 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 Passendale cheese.
The calorie lists are sortable by clicking the up and down arrows in the heading columns
|Cheese type||Calories per 100g|
|Queso blanco cheese||310|
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