asadero

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noun asa·de·ro \ˌä-sə-ˈder-(ˌ)ō\
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asadero cheese

Definition of asadero

  1. :  a semisoft white cheese from Mexico Asadero is a flavorful cheese with a smooth texture and slightly tangy flavor that enhances many Mexican dishes. — Martin Hintz and Pam Percy, Wisconsin Cheese, 2008 A day here might start with a breakfast burrito with asadero cheese. — Frommer’s Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque, 2011

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Origin and Etymology of asadero

borrowed from Mexican Spanish (queso) asadero, literally, “(cheese) for grilling,” from Spanish asado “roasted, grilled,” past participle of asar “to roast” + -ero 2-ary — more at asado


First Known Use: 1958


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