Wigmore is an unpasteurised, ewe’s milk, semi-soft cheese from Village Maid Cheese in Riseley, Berkshire. It is a washed, curd cheese, which means that some of the whey is washed from the cheese keeping the finished item mild and sweet.
The cheese itself is generally soft and creamy with flavours varying with the seasons according to what the sheep are eating. It has a bloomy rind and is suitable for vegetarians. The cheeses weigh about 1.4 kg, have a diameter of between 20-25 cm and are 4-5 cm in height.
Wigmore cheese has won several Gold Medals at the British Cheese Awards and can be obtained online from 'FarmW5. It is also available from Paxton and Whitfield, and Neals Yard Dairy though you will need to check if it is available on line.
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 Wigmore 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 Wigmore cheese.
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|Cheese type||Calories per 100g|
|Queso blanco cheese||310|
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