Túró cheese

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Polish version of Túró cheese

Túró is a form of quark which is a fresh cheese of Central European origin. It is soft, white and un-aged, and similar to fromage frais.

Quark is a member of the acid set cheese group, meaning it is traditionally made without the aid of rennet. However, to make the firmer Túró and other Eastern European versions, a small amount of rennet is added to make the curd firmer. Some or most of the whey is removed to standardise the túró to the desired thickness. Traditionally, this is done by hanging the cheese in loosely woven cotton gauze and letting the whey drip off, which makes the cheese drier and more solid than varieties common in most other countries.

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 Túró 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 Túró cheese.

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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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