Queso fresco

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

Queso fresco, meaning literally "fresh cheese," is a soft, crumbly fresh cow's milk cheese used to garnish many Mexican dishes. Also known as queso blanco, it can be found in Latin markets. Mild feta cheese may be substituted.

For other cheese varieties, see American, añejo, asadero, bel paese, blue, brousse de brebis, cabrales, caciotta, cheddar, colby, cotija, cream, Emmenthaler, farmer, feta, fontina, goat, Gorgonzola, Gorgonzola dolcelatte, gouda, gruyère, Jarlsberg, kasseri, Kefalotiri, manchego, mascarpone, Maytag, mizithra, Monterrey jack, mozzarella, panela, Parmesan, pecorino, provolone, ricotta, romano, roquefort, Stilton, Swiss, and taleggio cheeses.