Ricottone salato cheese

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Ricottone salato cheese

Ricottone salato is produced in Calabria with pasteurised cows' milk whey and/or ewes' and/or goats', with the addition of unpasteurised cows' milk and/or ewes' and/or goats'. It is 12-18cm in diameter and weigh from 500g to 1kg. It has the shape of a truncated cone and has a hard rind. The flavour is intense and persistent, tending towards spiciness. Maturation varies from a few weeks to a year or so. It is produced from November to July in the hilly-mountainous area of the region.

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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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