Serpa cheese

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Serpa cheese. Picture courtesy of PortugueseFood.co.uk

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Serpa is a DOP cheese from Baixo Alentejo, about 200 km southeast of Lisbon and is the most famous traditional cheese in southern Portugal.

Produced from ewes’ milk, the cheese is curdled with vegetable rennet and wrapped in cloth to mature in cellars for 2 years. It is produced only from February to June. It has a natural rind which is regularly brushed with olive oil to which sweet paprika has been added

The cheese has a strong and spicy aroma and flavour and the interior is firm and creamy, with small holes.

Calories in different varieties and various types of cheeses

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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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