Queso del Valle del Narcea cheese

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Queso del Valle del Narcea cheese

Queso del Valle del Narcea is a pasteurised cows’ milk cheese made by Maria Josefa Garcia in the village of Anciana. However, during the spring it is made with a mixture of goats’ and cows’ milk or pure goats’ milk.

The cheese is heated to 32º and the rennet is added. Half-an-hour later the curd is salted, cut into small pieces and stirred. It is then put into moulds where the mixture is left for a further 30 minutes to allow it to drain completely. Finally, it is pressed for a few hours and matured for two months.

The cheese has a cream coloured interior and rind. It is circular, weighs 500 g a variety with nuts is also available.

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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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