Tomme de Savoie cheese

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Tomme de Savoie


Tomme de Savoie is an IGP cheese from the Savoie department in the region of Rhône-Alpes. It is a mild, semi-hard cow’ milk cheese with a beige interior and a thick brownish-grey rind.

Like most Tommes, the cheese is usually made from the skimmed milk left over after the cream is used to make butter or richer cheeses. As a result, it has a relatively low fat content (between 20 and 45%). It is made year round, and typically has a slightly different character depending on whether the cows are fed on winter hay or summer grass.

The cheese normally comes in discs approximately 18 cm across, 5-8 cm in thickness, and weighing between 1 and 2 kg. It is first pressed, and then matured for several months in a traditional cellar, which produces the characteristically thick rind and adds flavour.

Calories in different varieties and various types of cheeses

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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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