farmer cheese

noun

Definition of farmer cheese 

: a pressed unripened cheese similar to but drier and firmer than cottage cheese

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Chèvre is dense and creamy, a rare textural combination for a fresh cheese (for comparison, consider the soppiness of whole-milk ricotta or the curdy crumble of farmer cheese). Tia Keenan, Bon Appetit, "If You Really Love Chèvre, Make It for Breakfast with These Caramelized Bananas," 15 May 2018 Shops stock farmer cheese from El Salvador, cold medicine from Guatemala and push-up jeans from Colombia. Maria Sacchetti, Washington Post, "Amid crackdown, advocates for immigrants say citizenship question will spook census-takers," 16 Apr. 2018 Remove from heat and whisk in farmer cheese and half of the Pecorino. Rick Martinez, Bon Appetit, "Moussaka," 26 Sep. 2017 Add farmer cheese and Parmesan and beat on low speed until evenly distributed. Rick Martinez, Bon Appetit, "Pão de Queijo (Brazilian Cheese Bread)," 19 July 2017

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1949, in the meaning defined above

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