Description

A Middle-Eastern style cheese that is typically cut into slices and fried, this variety has a distinctive style that holds its shape over heat (softens, but doesn't melt). Similar to queso blanco or fresco, it has a slightly acidic and salty taste.

Appearance

It has a white color and holds its shape when hot.

Texture

Firm texture.

Flavor

Frying cheese has a mild, slightly salty taste. The cheese becomes soft and takes on a nuttier, cheesier flavor after frying.

Serving Suggestions

This cheese is used for making sauces and pasta.

Goes Well With

Ciders and fruit beers, Pilsner, Lager, fig jam, honey, and chutney