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Queso Fresco Cheese Making Recipe

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Queso Fresco has is rather mild, but that makes it special when used in cooking, because the cheese can easily acquire other flavors, such as spices, herbs, fruits... Crumbled, grated, sliced and melted, this cheese provides a salty and tangy flavor, along with the ability to offset heat from chiles and spices.
  • Yield2 pounds
  • Agingtime none
  • Skill Levelbeginner
  • Author


  • Good Thermometer
  • Knife to Cut Curds
  • Spoon or Ladle to Stir Curds
  • Large Colander
  • Butter Muslin
  • 2 Basket Cheese Molds
  • Draining Mat
  • Cheese Press or 3, 10 & 25 lb Weights