Tome fraîche aligot cheese

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Tome fraîche aligot cheese


  • It is unclear how this cheese got its name. Some sources state that 'aligot' is a local corruption of the Latin 'aliquid' (something), and others suggest that it comes from the old French word 'alicoter' (to cut). The cheese can be artisan, co-operative or factory produced

Cheese group

  • Semi-hard

Milk type

  • Cows' milk, which can be pasteurised or unpasteurised

Strength and texture

  • Mild. Spongy and elastic, with small slits

Shape, weight and size

  • Hexagonal, weighing 20kg

Production season

  • All year, but more so in spring and summer


Uncooked, pressed, rindless. Unsalted. White in colour

Serving suggestions

This cheese is often melted with mashed potatoes, to which garlic and seasoning has been added and this dish is also named Aligot

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

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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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