Queso de La Garrotxa cheese

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Queso de La Garrotxa cheese


  • Also known by its Catalan name Formatge pell florida, the cheese is named after the comarca of La Garrotxa in the province of Gerona

Cheese group

  • Hard, with a natural rind of furry appearance

Milk type

Aroma and taste

  • Fresh, nutty and grassy

Strength and texture

  • Mild. Matured for 3 to 6 weeks. The texture is firm but elastic, becoming soft and velvety on the palate

Shape, weight and size

  • Cylinder weighing about 1 kilo


Pure white interior with a rough brown rind, which has a mouldy hue due to the cheese maturing in a cool and humid environment

Serving suggestions

Serve with a glass of dry, fruity white wine

Calories in different varieties and various types of cheeses

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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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