Pecorino della locride cheese

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Pecorino della locride cheese

Pecorino della locride is an unpasteurised ewes' milk cheese which can also be mixed with goats' milk and is produced mainly from October to July in Calabria. It can be matured for several weeks to several months. The cheese can weigh from 1kg-3.5kg and have a slight convex cylindrical shape. It has a height of 7cm-15cm and a diameter of 10cm-25cm. The rind is wrinkled which bears the marks of a basket and is white in colour, becoming more ochre with age. It has a compact interior ranging from pure whit to straw-yellow, depending on how long it is matured. The flavour is mild and pleasant.

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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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