Aroma and taste
- Consumed young, it has a mild flavour, but when matured, it is powerful and rich, with sweet, salty and creamy milk notes, when it has a medium pungency
Strength and texture
- Either consumed fresh, or allowed to mature for 6-8 weeks. Moist, sticky rind when matured and a soft interior
Shape, weight and size
- Round cheese weighing 350g (550g for the fresh version). Diameter 10cm-13cm, height 3cm-4cm
- Spring to autumn
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 Soumaintrain 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 Soumaintrain cheese.
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|Cheese type||Calories per 100g|
|Queso blanco cheese||310|
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