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Criollo Cheese

Criollo Cheese
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  • Made from cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Mexico

  • Region: Taxco

  • Type: semi firm

  • Texture: smooth

  • Colour: pale yellow

  • Flavour: savory, sharp

  • Aroma: strong

  • Vegetarian: no

  • Synonyms: Criolla

Criollo Cheese is manufactured around the regions of Taxco, Guerrero in Mexico. A pale yellow cheese with semi-firm texture can be interchanged with Munster in many ways. Also made in Peru, Argentina, Bolivia and many other countries. Available as a low fat cheese in Bolivia. Made using raw cow’s milk. Generally served with salads and sandwiches. Can be replaced with Munster in many recipes.

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