Queso de La Serena

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'Tortas' de Queso de La Serena

Reputedly one of the world'€™s best ewe'€™s cheese, this 'Denominación de Origen Protegida' cheese hails from the virtually tree-less area of La Serena in the province of Badajoz in Spain'€™s Extremadura. It has been produced there since the Middle Ages at least, from the milk of merino sheep.

The cheese which may have specks of blue, has a cylindrical appearance and a oily yellow wax rind. In general, the cheeses weigh between 700 g and 2 kg. Their creaminess depends on how mature they are. T˜ortas have a soft, smooth and sticky texture and an intense, slightly bitter flavour, whereas more mature cheeses have a stronger consistency.

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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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