Queso castellano cheese

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Queso castellano cheese

It is called Castilian cheese because it is only produced Castilla-Leon. It was traditionally produced with unpasteurised ewe’s milk, mainly in the provinces of Valladolid and Palencia. Nowadays it is made with pasteurized ewe’s milk, and there is also a variety which has a mixture of cow’s, ewe’s and goat’s milk.

Castilian cheese from unpasteurised milk has a strong aroma and somewhat spicy flavour, which conveys the raw milk. The taste of the variety made with pasteurised milk is strong as well, but does not sting so much. The mixed milk variety is the milder of the three, although it has its own personality.

Queso castellano is very similar to Queso Zamorano.

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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