Cheeses of Mexico and the Caribbean: Queso to Requeson
Queso is the Spanish word for cheese. In the United States, the word is commonly used as a name for a type of Mexican cheese dip, as well as for numerous varieties of Mexican cheese.
Cheeses of Mexico and the Caribbean: Braided to Oaxaca
As the name implies, braided cheese refers to twisted lengths of cheese intertwined to create a thick round braid, similar to a braided rope.
Cheeses of Sweden
Adelost Blue is a variety of blue cheese that is produced much like the well known Bleu d'Augverne cheese. It is a Swedish cheese that is made from cow's milk and is characterized by streaks of dull blue mold that run throughout the cheese.
Cheeses of Norway
Baked cheese is a type of specialty cow's milk cheese that is common in Norway and other Scandinavian countries. The cheese is baked during the production process, developing a golden brown surface that has an appearance similar to a baked crepe.
A traditional cheese-based sauce that is most often used as pasta sauce. The classic Formaggi sauce may be referred to as a "Quattro Formaggi" sauce, referring to the four varieties of cheese mixed in with the other ingredients in the sauce.
A creamy Italian rice dish made with starchy, short-grained Italian rice varieties. A basic recipe for risotto includes onions that are lightly sautéed in butter into which rice is added and cooked briefly.