Quartirolo Lombardo cheese

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Quartirolo Lombardo cheese

Description

Quartirolo Lombardo is a PDO soft, whole or semi-skimmed cows' milk table cheese, ripened for a short time, parallelepiped in shape with straight sides and base.

Geographical area

The entire territory of the provinces of: Brescia, Bergamo, Como, Cremona, Milan, Pavia and Varese, forming a continuous area.

Background

The etymology of the name reflects the traditional use of a particular type of seasonal fodder (autumnal) found in the flat areas of the region of Lombardy. Although dairy farming has evolved over the years, the techniques used to process the milk have remained the same, according to established local practices.

Production method

The curd, obtained from whole or semi- skimmed cows' milk undergoes two cuttings and is transferred to special moulds where it is drained and salted and then it is ripened in a place with the correct temperature and humidity levels.

Geographical link

The natural factors are connected with the climatic conditions which affect both the characteristics of the fodder used to feed the dairy cows and the maturing processes of the cheese. As for the human factors involved, the product is traditionally consumed in the area of production and is made according to a technique unchanged with time, based on local practices.

Reference The European Commission

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 Quartirolo Lombardo 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 Quartirolo Lombardo cheese.

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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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