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|
|Queso blanco cheese||310|
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