Queso de Genestoso cheese

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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.

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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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