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Mar 7, 2011 04:21 PM

Oaxaca cheese

It feels like another Mexican night at my house is in the works and this time instead of getting the supermarket shredded bagged cheese I'll go for more authentic. Can anyone direct me to the crumbly Mexican cheese?

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  1. IIRC, I saw some oaxaca cheese in the fridge at Perola.

    247 Augusta Ave, Toronto, ON M5T, CA

    1. Oaxaca is stringy, not crumbly. Think you want queso fresco that's almost feta-like in consistency. Highland Farms usually carries a selection of Mexican cheeses.

      Highland Farms
      850 Ellesmere Rd, Toronto, ON M1P, CA

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      1. re: Kagemusha

        Thanks Kagemusha, I was about ready to say the same. Oaxaca is more like a mozzarella/fresh cheese that is stringy...

        1. re: Kagemusha

          that is correct.

          the Highland Farm located on Rutherford Road carries Oaxaca as well as Queso Fresco.

          Highland Farms
          3300 Rutherford Rd, Vaughan, ON L4K 5Z2, CA