Torrejón de Cantagrullas cheese

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Torrejón de Cantagrullas cheese

Torrejón de Cantagrullas is a soft, artisan, unpasteurised ewes' milk cheese from the Tierras de Medina in Castilla-León. It is produced in Ramiro in the south of the province of Valladolid.

The cheese has a characteristic black and white colour due to the ash which coats the natural, mouldy, white rind. After 1 week, it is ready for consumption, but can be matured for 3-4 weeks. When young, it has a smooth, closed and well-formed white interior and a slightly acidic flavour. As it matures, it becomes stronger and more complex.

It has a truncated pyramid shape, is 8cm high, a 10cm base and a weight of 250g. The fat in dry matter content is 45%.

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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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