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Types of Cheese

Tipos de queso

Tipos de queso
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n. cheese

Translation: queso

Definition of cheese in English

Dairy product that is prepared through a process of curdling, draining, pressing and curing milk.

Definition of cheese in Spanish

Lácteo obtenido mediante un proceso de coagulación, desuerado, prensado y maduración.

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n. cured cheese

Translation: queso curado

Definition of cured cheese in English

Cheese that has undergone a four to seven month curing process, dry and fatty with a strong flavour.

Definition of cured cheese in Spanish

Queso que ha sido sometido a un proceso de curación de entre cuatro y siete meses, que tiene poca agua, mucha grasa y un sabor muy fuerte.

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n. fresh cheese

Translation: queso fresco

Definition of fresh cheese in English

Soft cheese made from pasteurised milk that has not undergone a maturation process, resulting in a high whey content and a smooth, slightly bitter flavour.

Definition of fresh cheese in Spanish

Queso blando elaborado a partir de leche pasteurizada que no ha sido sometido a un proceso de maduración, por lo que tiene mucho suero y un sabor suave y ligeramente amargo.

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n. blue cheese

Translation: queso azul

Definition of blue cheese in English

Cheese made with cow, goat or ewe’s milk that has blue or greyish streaks of mould, characterised by its strong smell and taste.

Definition of blue cheese in Spanish

Queso elaborado con leche de vaca, cabra u oveja que tiene vetas de color azul o grisáceo a causa del moho que contiene, caracterizado por tener un sabor y un olor muy fuertes.

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n. Brie cheese

Translation: queso brie

Definition of Brie cheese in English

Soft cheese made of cow´s milk, white in colour with a creamy texture and a strong flavour, which is named for its orignary region in France.

Definition of Brie cheese in Spanish

Queso blando elaborado con leche fresca de vaca, de color blanco, textura cremosa y sabor fuerte, que recibe su nombre de la región francesa de la que procede.

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n. Edam cheese

Translation: queso edam

Definition of Edam cheese in English

Cheese made from pasteurized cow's milk, of firm consistency and yellowish colour, traditionally produced as a sphere covered in red or yellow wax, and named after the Dutch city from which it comes.

Definition of Edam cheese in Spanish

Queso elaborado a partir de leche de vaca pasteurizada, de consistencia firme y color amarillento, que tradicionalmente presenta forma de bola cubierta de cera roja o amarilla, y recibe su nombre de la ciudad holandesa de la que procede.

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n. Gouda cheese

Translation: queso gouda

Definition of Gouda cheese in English

Cheese made of pasteurised cow´s milk, of semi-hard consistency and yellowish in colour, named for its originary city in the Netherlands.

Definition of Gouda cheese in Spanish

Queso elaborado a partir de leche de vaca pasteurizada, de consistencia semiblanda y color amarillento, que recibe su nombre de la ciudad holandesa de la que procede.

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n. Swiss cheese

Translation: queso gruyer

Definition of Swiss cheese in English

Soft cheese with multiple holes, made from whole cow's milk, that has a hard, yellowish rind and a mild flavor.

Definition of Swiss cheese in Spanish

Queso blando con múltiples agujeros, elaborado a partir de leche entera de vaca, de corteza seca, dura y amarillenta, y sabor suave.

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n. mozzarella cheese

Translation: mozzarella

Definition of mozzarella cheese in English

Italian fresh cheese, typically made of buffalo or cow´s milk, which has a fibrous texture and is principally consumed on pizza or salad.

Definition of mozzarella cheese in Spanish

Queso fresco italiano elaborado a partir de leche de búfala o de vaca, que tiene una textura fibrosa y grasa y se consume principalmente en pizzas o ensaladas.