Saint Albray cheese

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Saint Albray cheese

Saint Albray is a cheese which comes from the Aquitaine region of France.

Invented in 1976, the cheese is similar to Camembert cheese, it has the same attributes, but is not quite as strong.

Made with pasteurised cows' milk, this popular cheese is ripened for 2 weeks and formed into a shape not unlike the head of a flower with each "petal" forming 250 g of cheese. The "petals" are formed around a disk, when removed, it creates a hollow centre giving the impression of the centre of the flower.

Saint Albray slices beautifully and when the whole wheel is displayed, this cheese makes an attractive centrepiece to a table. Saint Albray is mild and moist, but still retains its body despite its creamy nature.

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 Saint Albray 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 Saint Albray cheese.

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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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