Castelmagno cheese

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Castelmagno cheese. Picture courtesy of Il Porte del Formaggio


Castelmagno is a DOP, semi-hard, half-fat cheese produced from the milk of the Piedmontese breed of cow in the communes of Castelmagno, Pradleves and Monterosso Grana (Cuneo). However, sometimes, ewes’ or goats’ milk is also added. It has been made for many centuries: the earliest known mention of it dates to 1277, but in all likelihood its origins are much earlier.

The cheese is similar in style to Gorgonzola. It is pressed and has a cylindrical shape. The natural rind is reddish-yellow with some grey mould. The interior is compact or flaky, depending on the length of time it is matured, and may have bluish-green veins. It has a herby and spicy flavour.

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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