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  • n. A popular hard, dry, cheese from Mexico


Named for the Mexican town of Cotija (Wiktionary)


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  • (n.): Very salty and hard cows' milk cheese named for the hamlet of Cotija, Michoacan, Mexico. This cheese is commonly used either crumbled or grated for garnishing soups, salads, beans, tostadas, or tacos.

    September 4, 2009