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
- 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
- All year, but more so in spring and summer
Uncooked, pressed, rindless. Unsalted. White in colour
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 Tome fraîche aligot 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 Tome fraîche aligot cheese.
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|Cheese type||Calories per 100g|
|Queso blanco cheese||310|
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