Somerset Camembert cheese

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Somerset Camembert cheese

Somerset Camembert is a soft, mould-ripened, cows' milk cheese produced by The Lubborn Creamery of Cricket St Thomas in Somerset.

The cheese has a straw-coloured interior, a white, bloomy rind and a soft, creamy texture. The flavour is slightly spicy, becoming stronger as it matures. The maturation period is 7 weeks and it is recommended by Lubborn that you eat it during the week before the use by date, for a fuller flavour. Its strength can range from medium to strong, depending how long you leave it. Each cheese comes in rounds of 220g.

Somerset Camembert won a Silver Medal in its category at the British Cheese Awards and the Taste of the West Awards in 2004.

You can serve the cheese as a snack accompanied by fruit and savoury biscuits or crusty bread or, you can bake it in the oven, studded with walnuts.

Lubborn Cheese Ltd make 2 other cheeses Somerset Brie and Capricorn Goats Cheese.

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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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