Pepato cheese

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Pepato cheese

Pepato is a semi-hard ewes’ milk cheese with peppercorns. It is also known as Pecorino pepato and Tumazzu di piecura ccu pepi.

The cheese originated in Sicilia, where it forms part of the region’s cuisine. However, it is now made in other parts of Italy, especially Sardegna. Peppercorns are added during the subtraction of the whey and it is matured for 2–4 months. A mild, younger version (10 days) is also available.

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

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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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