Ricotta fresca di bufala cheese

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Ricotta fresca di bufala cheese

Ricotta fresca di bufala is a rich, fresh cheese produced from buffalo whey in the provinces of Caserta, Naples and Salerno.

The cheese is made using the leftover whey from the production of other cheeses such as Mozzarella di bufala or Provoletta. Indeed, the name ‘ricotta’ literally means ‘re-cooked’ and is derived from the fact that the cheese is made by heating the whey from another cooked cheese.

The cheese is slightly grainy, but smoother than cottage cheese and it is white and moist with a slightly sweet flavour.. It is creamy with a slightly tangy bite, and a smooth finish. It is usually sold in vacuum packs of 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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