a Mexican cheese meaning literally a “roasting” cheese, is a mild, soft white variety typically used for melting. It is sold in Mexican markets and well-stocked grocery stores. Mozzarella or Monterey Jack may be substituted. For other cheese varieties, see American, anejo, bel paese, blue, brousse de brebis, cabrales, caciotta, cheddar, colby, cotija, cream, Emmenthaler, farmer, feta, fontina, goat, Gorgonzola, Gorgonzola dolcelatte, gouda, gruyere, Jarlsberg, kasseri, Kefalotiri, manchego, mascarpone, Maytag, mizithra, Monterrey jack, mozzarella, panela, Parmesan, pecorino, provolone, queso fresco, ricotta, romano, roquefort, Stilton, Swiss, and taleggio cheeses.
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