Queso de Peña Tú cheese

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Queso de Peña Tú cheese

Queso de Peña Tú is a cows’ milk cheese from the village of Prunales in Castiello in the ‘concejo’ of Parres.

The milk is heated to 22º and rennet is added. The curds are allowed to rest for 12 hours and put into moulds where they rest for a further period of time. The exterior is then salted and allowed to mature for two months.

The cheese is mild and has a pale yellow interior. Cylindrical in shape, it weighs just 500 g.

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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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