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where to buy Queso Fresco cheese?

Jambon-it May 16, 2006 12:56 PM

i've checked places like all the Whole Foods Markets.
South End Formag.
Bodegas in JP.

All to no avail.

Any ideas where I can buy this super yummy cheese?

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    JR RE: Jambon-it May 16, 2006 01:05 PM

    I would imagine that you can find it in most of the Hispanic/Latin American Markets in the area. I haven't bought it here but when I lived in CT I could find it at any Mexican Market.

    If that doesn't pan out you can always order it from V&V Supremo. They have a large assortment of Mexican Products (especially cheese).

    Link: http://www.vvsupremo.com/englishindex...

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      DotDiner RE: Jambon-it May 16, 2006 01:23 PM

      i've purchased it at the Stop n Shop at the South Bay Center in Dorchester.

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        Emilief RE: Jambon-it May 16, 2006 01:23 PM

        Any of the Brazilian supermarkets in Framingham or Brighton.

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          Karl S RE: Jambon-it May 16, 2006 01:34 PM

          Stop & Shop in Malden/Everett.

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            lorarose RE: Jambon-it May 16, 2006 01:43 PM

            Anywhere there's a Latin contingent. I find it at Market Basket in Salem.


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              doctor_mama RE: Jambon-it May 16, 2006 01:50 PM

              Hannaford's on Main St. in Waltham has it. What do you use it for?

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                Jambon-it RE: doctor_mama May 16, 2006 02:14 PM

                I use it when making Mexican dishes.
                It's great as a topping.
                It's really light flavored.
                Not at all intrusive.

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                eLizard RE: Jambon-it May 16, 2006 01:50 PM

                Shaw's in Eastie and S&S in Revere

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                  debtslave RE: Jambon-it May 16, 2006 03:21 PM

                  Stop and Shop by the Somerville Home Depot.

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                    pluziam RE: Jambon-it May 16, 2006 03:46 PM

                    Market Basket in No Andover has 4 or 5 varieties. I slice it and fry it and put it on toasted french bread with salsa.

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                      mB fka MB RE: pluziam May 16, 2006 06:23 PM

                      Somerville's Basket has a bunch

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                      nancyh RE: Jambon-it May 16, 2006 10:51 PM


                      Queso Fresco and Queso Blanco.

                      How are they different (in Boston) and what shall I do with them (in Boston) if I try them (in Boston)?

                      (LOL, can you tell I'm expecting this to get booted away from the Boston-area board to the 'cooking' forum?)

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                        Mike P RE: Jambon-it May 17, 2006 09:48 AM

                        I have purchased it at the Alewife Whole Foods several times... they have occasionally not had it when I was looking for it, so it's possible that your visits are when they're out.

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                          slade RE: Jambon-it May 22, 2006 04:40 PM

                          You will find it in most Costco's, as well.

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