Tenerife cheese

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Tenerife cheese

Tenerife is fresh or matured cheese, made from pasteurised goatsmilk on the island of the same name in the Canary Islands. The cheese is completely white, with a compact interior and a somewhat moist, spongy texture. It has a natural rind.

The flavour of the cheese is sweet, slightly salty, fatty and very palatable. In contrast, the mature version has deep, rich flavours, due to being matured for at least 2 months and has a good buttery, and nutty taste of hazelnuts and fresh mushrooms. Also, depending on the maturation period the cheese can be smeared with paprika or gofio, a flour created by grinding roasted sweetcorn.

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 Tenerife 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 Tenerife 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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