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  • I have to confirm that here in Spain, the dulce de membrillo is eaten very often with cheese, not only the one you mention, but all the northern kind of cheeses, such as "queso de tetilla", "queso San Simón", etc.

    Day 7: Quince Ice Cream with Almond Praline

  • (I, myself, am partial to cabrales and tetilla, rather than brie.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Brie Factor

  • hot dates tonightThe cheese menu also includes a few items that feature cheese: goat cheese, dried figs and saba, fried tetilla, quince paste and romesco, and roasted dates, parmesan and bacon.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • Nantucket bay scallops Fideua (paella with noodles) with rock shrimp, octopus and Dungeness crab Torta de la serena (soft, flavorful Spanish sheep’s milk cheese) and tetilla with arrope (a Spanish cow’s milk cheese, with grape syrup)

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  • A singularly peculiar Galician teat-shaped (or Hershey's kiss, if you prefer) cows' milk cheese, especially the Frisona, Pardo Alpina, and Rubia Gallega varieties. It has a slightly salty, mild, creamy taste, a smooth texture, and a light yellow color. A dessert cheese served with membrillo (quince) paste or used in au gratin recipes.

    January 20, 2009