An Italian cheese probably best known for its use in creating tiramisu or cheesecake. It originated in the Lombardy region of Italy and you can make it at home from just whole cream and lemon. Although you can make it at home, it does take a little practice and patience, so if you are in a rush maybe get it from your supermarket.

A rich source of: fat.


Energy (kcal) 435
Energy (kJ) 1794
Water (g) 46.2
Starch (g) 0
Total sugars (g) 4.3
Glucose (g) 0
Galactose (g) 0
Fructose (g) 0
Sucrose (g) 0
Maltose (g) 0
Lactose (g) 4.3
Protein (g) 4.6
Protein (g)/100kcal 1.1
Protein % of calories 4.2
Carbohydrate (g) 4.3
Carbohydrate (g)/100kcal 1
Carb % of calories 4
Fat (g) 44.5
Fat (g)/100kcal 10.2
Fat % of calories 92.1
Satd FA /100g fd (g) 29.5
Omega 3 /100g 0.4
Omega 6 /100g 1.2
Mono FA /100g food (g) 11.7
Poly FA /100g food (g) 1.9
Trans FAs /100g food (g) 1.8
Sodium (mg) 1
Potassium (mg) 230
Calcium (mg) 58
Magnesium (mg) 37
Phosphorus (mg) 50
Iron (mg) 1.2
Copper (mg) 0.1
Zinc (mg) 0.4
Chloride (mg) 28
Manganese (mg) 0.6
Selenium (µg) N
Iodine (µg) N
Vitamin D (µg) 0
Vitamin E (mg) N
Thiamin (mg) 0.1
Riboflavin (mg) 0.1
Niacin (mg) 0.5
Tryptophan/60 (mg) 0.4
Niacin equivalent (mg) 0.9
Vitamin B6 (mg) N
Vitamin B12 (µg) 0
Folate (µg) N
Pantothenate (mg) N
Biotin (µg) N
Vitamin C (mg) N
Alcohol (g) 0
NSP (g) Non-starch polysaccharide 0
AOAC fibre (g) 0
Cholesterol (mg) 123
Retinol (µg) 0
Carotene (µg) N
Retinol Equivalent (µg) N