Ricotta di pecora toscana cheese

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Ricotta di pecora toscana cheese

Ricotta di pecora toscana is a soft ewes' milk cheese from Tuscany. It is produced by bringing whey up to 90°C to force the ricotta to the surface which is then collected and placed in perforated moulds on wooden boards to allow drainage. After draining, the cheese is packaged in plastic trays. The cheese is produced from November to June. It is shaped like a truncated cone, has a milky, sweet and mild flavour and a creamy and spongy texture.

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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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