Baskeriu cheese

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Baskeriu cheese


  • Baskeriu is produced under the Capitoul brand in the Haute-Garonne département of the French region of Midi-Pyrénées. Capitoul is a brand of cheeses made by Les Fromageries Occitanes who are a subsidiary of Eurilait, one of France’s largest dairy co-operatives.

Cheese group

  • Hard, pressed, uncooked.

Milk type

Aroma and taste

  • Rich, buttery and nutty. Very similar to Ossau-Iraty, but produced outside of the region specified by the latter's PDO.

Strength and texture

Matured for 6 months. Medium strength.



Production season

  • All year round

Serving suggestions

Goes well with fruity red, full bodied red or dry fruity white wines.


In the USA, it can be bought from Specs Liquor Stores in Houston and soon to be sold at the Coborns grocery chain in Minnesota.

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 Baskeriu 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 Baskeriu cheese.

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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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