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.
A cheese common in the Caribbean that is very similar to a Colby cheese. Orange in color, this cheese has a firm, moist texture that provides a smooth tasting mild to tangy flavor for a variety of baked or fresh foods.
A type of cheese that is used for frying or baking. Popular in Caribbean and South American regions, this type of cheese may be crumbly if fresh or elastic in texture and white or pale yellow in color.