More recently, a domestic semi-hard rennet cheese with a spectacular name “Black King” has appeared on supermarket shelves. It belongs to the “Premium” group cheeses. What is special about this mysterious “Black King”? This is not only a catchy look of a cheese head, dressed in a blue-black uniform with a glossy shell. The beautiful appearance of the cheese itself, its excellent taste is quite consistent with the loud name. It has a delicate, slightly tart cheesy creamy taste. A beautiful openwork pattern is visible on the cut of the elastic slice. At the 20th agro-industrial exhibition of the Stavropol Territory in 2018, he received diplomas and a gold medal for the highest quality.
What is the Black King cheese made of, its composition
The cheese is made from pasteurized cow’s milk, fermented dairy culture and other natural enzymes of animal origin. The recipe of the Black King cheese is somewhat similar to the Russian cheese. Unlike the second one, “Black King” has in its composition Baked Milk flavoring and natural dye beta-carotene, obtained from carrots. This type of cheese is very high in calories. 100 grams of the product contains:
- 350 kcal;
- 24 gr. proteins;
- carbohydrates 0;
- 28 gr. fat.
The ripening period for cheese is 25-30 days. The cheese heads are quite large – up to 7.5 kg. On sale, they are mainly sold in packaged form.
The benefits and harms of cheese “Black King”
Cheese “Black King”, like all rennet cheeses, is rich in minerals and vitamins. It contains the most important trace elements for the vital activity of the body:
- vitamin A;
- potassium and others.
The high calorie content of Black King cheese, the high content of vitamin A and calcium will support the body during periods of great physical and mental stress. A couple of sandwiches with a slice of this cheese for a cup of tea is a complete breakfast for a child before school. Also, this cheese is useful for people with problems with calcium leaching from the body.
Remember! People with increased body weight and patients with urolithiasis should not get carried away with this product. This product is contraindicated for people with lactose intolerance.