Formaggio Saltarello cheese

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Formaggio Saltarello cheese

Formaggio Saltarello is a mountain cheese produced in Socchieve (province of Udine) in the Italian region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia. It is produced only in late spring / summer when the cheese mite lays its eggs. The larvae of this type of fly attack the cheese and it is matured in about 3 months in a concealed basement. It has a height of 8-10cm, a diameter of 25-35cm and a variable weight. It is cylindrical in shape and rindless. It has a cream, spreadable texture which is occupied by white mites. It has a strong and spicy flavour.

The cheese is typical of the province of Udine and is produced using traditional techniques in the mountain huts in the area. The tradition dates back to ancient times, and is remembered in a festival that is held in Nonta in early October. It is always produced in small quantities for the local market, probably because of problems related to the marketing of a type of cheese that is the result of parasitic infestation.

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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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