Queso de El Carballo cheese

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Queso de El Carballo cheese

Queso de El Carballo aka Taramundi is an unpasteurised cows’ milk cheese from the area of Vega de Llan, in the ‘concejo’ of Taramundi.

To make this cheese, the milk is heated to 31º and the rennet added. The curds are cut into pieces the size of rice grains and placed into moulds to drain. Salt is then rubbed into the cheese and it is left to mature for a minimum of two months, during which time the rind is repeatedly rubbed in oil.

The semi-hard cheese has a somewhat spicy flavour is cream in colour as is the rind. It is cylindrical in shape and weighs about 500 g. A version with added hazelnuts is also available.

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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