Sirene, officially referred to as "white brine sirene", is a type of brine cheese made in south-eastern Europe, and is especially popular in Bulgaria, the Republic of Macedonia and other Balkan countries.
The cheese was originally made from goats’ milk, but the predominant variation today is made of the cheaper cows’ milk, ewes’ milk or a combination. It is slightly crumbly with a fat content of about 40-45%. It is commonly produced in blocks, and has a slightly grainy texture. It is matured for a minimum of 3 months
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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|Queso blanco cheese||310|
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