Costeño cheese

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Costeño cheese stand in Barranquilla
Arroz de lisa (mullet rice) from Barranquilla served in bijao leaf with cooked yuca, a triangle of costeño cheese and a sauce of suero atollabuey.

Costeño cheese is a dairy product from the Colombian Caribbean Region. It is fresh (or blanco), soft, and salty. Some harder varieties have more salt.

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Raw milk is separated into solid curds and liquid whey by adding rennet, whey is separated, curds get hard, salt is added and then heated. A wooden bowl container called sereta and a press are used in the preparation.[1][2]

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