Castelo Branco cheese

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Castelo Branco cheese. Picture courtesy of Il Portale di Formaggio

Castelo Branco is a semi-soft, DOP ewes’ or goats’ milk cheese from the town of the same name in the province of Beira Baixa, of which it is the capital. It is about 270 km northeast of Lisbon.

The cheese is white to straw yellow in colour and has a natural rind. It has a very intense smell and spicy taste which becomes stronger and saltier as it matures. It also hardens and becomes greyer in appearance.

The cheese is only produced during the autumn.

Calories in different varieties and various types of cheeses

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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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