The cheese is lightly pressed into baskets and then turned over and heated to firm them. After 8-10 hours it is salted and again after a further 24 hours. It can be eaten fresh or allowed to be smoked and mature for 20 days or more.
The cylindrical, slightly flattened cheese, has a diameter of 8-12 cm and weighs between 500 and 750 g. It has a light-coloured rind which becomes brown if smoked. The white has light holes with a sweet, harmonious flavour which is influenced by the type of pasture on which the cows graze.
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 Rasco 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 Rasco cheese.
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|Cheese type||Calories per 100g|
|Queso blanco cheese||310|
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