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Video: Rokishchio Cheese
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Rokishchio Cheese
Rokishchio Cheese

Rokishchio cheese

Rokishchio cheese
Rokishchio cheese

Calories, kcal: 366 Proteins, g: 32.0 Fats, g: 25.0 Carbohydrates, g: 0.0

At the present time, among its Baltic "sisters", it is Lithuania that can boast of its cheese production.

In the town of Rokishkio, on the basis of a cooperative, a company of the same name was organized. She began to make cheese. Almost half a century has passed since that time (calorizer). Lithuanians are passionate about their cultural and culinary traditions.

When producing cheese, they tried to preserve their national recipes and technologies. They cooperate with their Italian colleagues, great experts in cheese making, and adopt their experience. The manufacturer is responsible for the quality of all the basic ingredients required for making cheese.

Rokiskio cheese is a hard cheese. It has a thick yellow color with a subtle, enticing odor. Slightly sweetish aftertaste testifies to the long aging of this type of cheese. It matures for at least three months.

The cheese has a high density. Its surface is covered with small, medium-sized holes. Interestingly, they are formed by bubbles of carbon dioxide that is released during the ripening of the cheese.

Calorie content of Rokishchio cheese

The calorie content of Rokiskio cheese is 366 kcal per 100 grams of product.

Composition and useful properties of Rokishchio cheese

Rokishchio cheese is useful for humans because it contains phosphorus, magnesium, selenium, sodium, calcium. It contains vitamins: B12, B6, E, B9, D, A.

Eating Rokishchio cheese helps to strengthen the musculoskeletal system, has a beneficial effect on the entire body, and is also capable of producing the hormone serotonin, which is popularly called the hormone of happiness.

The use of Rokishchio cheese in cooking

Rokishchio cheese is well suited for sandwiches; it is added to sauces, casseroles, soups, pies, pasta dishes (calorizator). Together with fruits and nuts, they are served with white wine. The aroma of cheese is better felt when the cheese is at room temperature, so you must remove it from the refrigerator beforehand.

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