Queso de Burgos cheese

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Queso de Burgos. Picture by courtesy of The Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX)


Queso de Burgos is a typical fresh cheese from the province of the same name and is popular throughout Castilla-León. Produced with cows’ or ewes’ milk, or a mixture of both. It is white in colour and has a soft, watery texture.

Traditionally, the cheese used to be matured for up to 10 days, but due to the improvement of production processes this can now be extended to about 30 days.

Often eaten with honey, quince and walnuts, or with salad, consumption of the cheese has increased in recent years because it is very healthy and naturally high in protein.

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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