Queso de Genestoso cheese
Queso de Genestoso is a cows’ milk cheese that is produced almost exclusively in Genestoso or «Xenestoso» in the ‘concejo’ of Cangas del Narcea in the Asturias. Traditionally ewes’ and goats’ milk was used. Its production has now almost disappeared, whilst the Ministry of Agriculture has submitted a plan for revitalizing it.
The cheese has a yellowish white interior and clear yellow rind. It weighs less than a kilogram and has a cylindrical shape with a 'wasit' around the middle. It is also known as Queso Xenestoso or Xinistosu.
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 Queso de Genestoso 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 Queso de Genestoso cheese.
The calorie lists are sortable by clicking the up and down arrows in the heading columns
|Cheese type||Calories per 100g|
|Queso blanco cheese||310|
Almost all of Cookipedia's recipe pictures have now been uploaded to Pinterest which is a very convenient way to browse through them, all in one huge board, or by individual categories. If you're a Pinterest user, I think you'll find this feature useful.
Graph your Body Mass Index
See your personal Body Mass Index (BMI) plotted on a graph against national averages.
Errors and omissions
If you are a cheese producer and your cheese does not appear to be listed on Cookipedia or the information on your cheese is incorrect or out of date, please use the Contact the Editor page to send us a message and we will update the information on your cheese.