Queso Menonita, queso quesadilla
What is it?
Chihuahua cheese is a Mexican cheese that originated in the Chihuahua region of Northern Mexico. It is a cow’s milk cheese with a flavor that resembles cheddar, and it is salty, mild and slightly sour. Chihuahua cheese holds together well when it melts, and is great for fondues, breaded and fried or egg dishes, enchiladasand quesadillas, or for simple snacking.
In this queso fundido, the tequila not only shines through with its agave brightness, but gives the melted cheese a luscious texture. Seared salsa ingredients (tomato, onion, chile, cilantro) mingle…
It’s worth seeking out a variety of Mexican cheeses for a more complex flavor; you can find them online at Igourmet.com. It’s also perfectly fine to use an equal amount of…