Pichtogalo Chanion cheese

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Pichtogalo Chanion cheese

Pichtogalo Chanion is soft table ΠΟΠ (POP) cheese with a creamy texture produced traditionally from goats' milk or ewes' milk or from a mixture of the two. It is produced in the administrative area of the Chania prefecture in Crete.

This cheese has a history stretching back very many years and is produced using traditional technology within the defined geographical area.

The milk is coagulated at 18-25 degrees within 2 hours. The cheese curd is left to sour for 24 hours and is then placed in cheesecloths to drain. After completion of draining salt is added in the proportion of 1%. The cheese is then ready to eat.

The cheese is made in the above-stated geographical area using traditional technology and from the milk of goat and sheep breeds reared traditionally.

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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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