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Queseo: Traditional Carabao Cheese of Compostela, Cebu

Posted on February 15, 2022

Have you tasted the carabao cheese of Cebu? I’ve long associated the Filipino cheese, widely known as kesong puti (literally “white cheese” in Tagalog), with Laguna province in Luzon, and only knew that my home province of Cebu is also one of the centers of its production more recently. Kesong puti is a soft, unaged white cheese traditionally made from the unskimmed milk of carabao, a native breed of swamp-type Asian water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis). It can also be madeRead More