Y Fenni cheese

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Y Fenni cheese

Y Fenni is a variety of Welsh cheddar cheese made with mustard seed and ale and is produced from pasteurised cows' milk, which is curdled with vegetarian rennet. It takes its name from the Welsh name of Abergavenny, a market town in Monmouthshire. Y Fenni is also known as Red Dragon, a name derived from the dragon on the Welsh flag.

The cheese is pressed into moulds and wrapped in a protective pale yellow or red wax. A whole cheese measures about 30 cm diameter and is 10 cm deep. It has a creamy and buttery taste and the mustard seeds add a lovely tanginess, and the flavour of the ale is noticeable, but not overpowering.

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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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