Cacique® brand Queso Fresco is made from pure cow’s milk and not aged more than a few days, giving it a “fresh” taste. Queso Fresco cheese was brought to Mexico from Burgos, Spain and has become a staple in authentic Mexican cuisine.
Flavor profile: Queso Fresco is a soft, moist cheese. Curd-like, light and fresh with a salty and slightly tangy flavor but with more mild, milky notes.
How to use: In traditional Mexican cuisine, Queso Fresco is used to balance rich, spicy dishes, either as a topping or as a stuffing cheese. It can also be sliced or cubed and served with dried fruit, paired with cured meat, or left to soften on steaming-hot soups.
Ingredients: cultured pasteurized grade a milk and skim milk, sea salt and enzymes. Contains milk.