Pecorino Carmasciano cheese

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Pecorino Carmasciano cheese

Pecorino Carmasciano is a hard, ewes' milk cheese made with gost or lamb rennet in the municipalities of Rocca San Felice, Sant'Angelo dei Lombardi and Guardia dei Lombardi in the province of Avellino situated in the Italian region of Campania. It has a hard, reddish rind and a straw coloured interior with shades of pink. It has a tangy flavour which becomes spicy with age. Cylindrical in shape, it has a height of 8 to 10cm and a diameter of 16 to 20cm. It is produced from the end of winter to summer and is matured in cellars on wooden boards for 6 months. It is then stored in oil in clay pots.

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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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