Queso de Oscos cheese

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Queso de Oscos cheese

Queso de Oscos is a cows’ milk cheese from Grandas de Salime and Villanueva de Oscos and has been made in the latter since the Middle Ages.

To produce the cheese, rennet is added to the milk and the temperature maintained at 34º for around 40 minutes. The curds are then cut and left in moulds to drain. The cheese is pressed for two hours and immersed in brine for a further 24 hours. It is matured for eight days.

It is a fatty cheese with a yellowish-white interior and a yellow rind. It can be block, cylindrical or ‘tetilla’ shaped. It has a refined, buttery flavour and a smooth, developed aroma. It has a form and consistent texture with small holes.

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 Oscos 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 Oscos cheese.

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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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