Roomano cheese

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Roomano cheese

Roomano is a hard Gouda-like cheese from Friesland in the northern part of The Netherlands. The major difference from Gouda is the percentage of butterfat in the cheese. Gouda contains 48% butterfat or more, while Roomano contains less than 48% butterfat.

The cheese is made from cows' milk, and is typically matured for 4 or more years. Its flavour is very complex, salty and sweet with hints of butterscotch or toffee. It is a rare cheese to find, even in The Netherlands and is often confused with the Italian Romano.

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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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