Terrincho cheese

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Terrincho cheese. Picture courtesy of Il Portale di Formaggio

Terrincho is a DOP, semi-soft, unpasteurised, ewes’ milk cheese originating from the Tras-os-Montes region of Portugal. It is produced by slowly draining the curds after the coagulation of milk of the Churra da Terra Quente (Terrinchas) breed of sheep and using animal rennet.

The cheese has a cylindrical shape and a flat, even rind which covered with paprika. The interior is straw coloured with an oily texture and a soft, smooth flavour. It has some small holes. One variety of Terrincho is cured in wooden barrels filled with rye to give it a distinctive flavour.

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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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