Pecorino Abruzzese cheese

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Pecorino Abruzzese cheese

Origin

  • The whole of Abruzzo

Cheese group

  • Pressed and cooked with a hard rind.

Milk type

Aroma and taste

  • Foresty aroma, spicy taste

Strength and texture

  • Solid, but has some small holes

Shape, weight and size

  • Cylindrical shape. Weight 1-3kg. 4-10cm high

Production season

  • Easter to August

Description

Hand pressed in rush baskets. Wrinkled brown rind with occasional white bloom. After 40 days, it is rubbed with olive oil and is ready for consumption, but can be matured for up to 1 year

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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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