Pecorino di Atri cheese

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Pecorino di Atri cheese


  • Pecorino di Atri originates from Atri in the Abruzzo province of Teramo

Cheese group

  • Hard

Milk type

Shape, weight and size

  • Cylinders weighing between 500g and 3kg


Hard, lined, pale to dark straw-yellow rind. The interior has variously shaped holes and its colour is cream to straw-yellow, but slighly pinkish if the cheese is cinserved in oil. The rennet comes from dried, chopped pig's stomachs, which have been steeped in white wine with chillies, herbs and spices.

The cheese is matured from 40 days to 2 years and can also be aromatised with spices where it is left in the dark for 8 months covered in olive oil. Sometimes it is matured under bran after being washed in olive oil and vinegar every 2 weeks for 2 months.

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 Pecorino di Atri 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 Pecorino di Atri 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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