Quesucos de Liébana
This is a semi-hard ‘Denominación de Origen Protegida’ cheese from the valleys of Cantábria. It is made with cow’s, goat’s and ewe’s milk.
They are cylindrical or disc shaped and measure between 8 and 12 cm in diameter and 3 to 10 cm in height. The rind is rough and irregular and the cheese is firm and compact, with a slightly yellow colour. Sometimes you find small irregular holes. The flavour is mild and slightly sweet.
There are smoked varieties of the cheese which darkens the colour and the traditional wood used in the smoking process is juniper, which goes back to the times when it was made in mountain huts.
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 Quesucos de Liébana 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 Quesucos de Liébana.
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|Cheese type||Calories per 100g|
|Queso blanco cheese||310|
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