Smart's Double Gloucester cheese

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Smart's Double Gloucester cheese. Photograph courtesy of The Cheese Shed

Smart's Double Gloucester is produced by the Smart family of Churcham in Gloucestershire using unpasteurised cows' milk and vegetarian rennet. This is made from full cream milk from both the morning and evening milkings, with annatto (traditional dye). With a natural rind, it is aged for a minimum of 6 months and has been described by The Real Cheese Companion as: "Rich, mellow, powerful, earthy, almost smoky", "the texture is slightly crumblier than Cheddar". Whole cheeses are produced weighing 3.4kg, 1.5kg and .34kg.

Double Gloucester is a traditional, hard cheese which has been made in Gloucestershire since the 16th century. At one time the cheeses were made only with the milk from Gloucester cows, which became almost extinct, although there has been a revival.

Smart's Double Gloucester can be consumed as part of a cheeseboard, with pickles or used in cooking.

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Cheese type Calories per 100g
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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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