Queso de Porrúa cheese

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Fresh Queso de Porrúa
Matured Queso de Porrúa

Queso de Porrúa is a pasteurised cows’ or ewes’ (April to August only) milk cheese from Porrúa in the area of Llanes.

The cheese is made by heating the milk and adding rennet. Once the curds have separated they are cut into small pieces which are then put into moulds and left to drain for three days. It is then left to mature for a week (fresh version) or at least three weeks (mature version).

The fresh cheese is white and has an almost non-existent rind. It is used in salads. The matured version is cream or yellow, depending on the maturation period. Both versions are cylindrical and weigh about 300 g.

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

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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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