Queso de Los Carriles cheese

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Queso de Los Carriles cheese

Queso de Los Carriles is an artisan, whole cows’ milk cheese from the area of Los Carriles and the village of Injiestu in the ‘concejo’ of Llanes.

The milk is heated to 30-40 ºC and stirred for 30 minutes. The curds are cut, drained and placed into moulds, where they can drain further and are turned every two hours. After 48 hours, the cheese is immersed in brine and allowed to mature for one week.

The cheese has a soft, creamy interior, which is white in colour, and a pale yellow rind. It is rectangular in shape and weighs around 400 g. Those produced in Los Carriles are smaller than those from Injestu.

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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