Thursday, 25 August 2011


La palabra de hoy es: 'queso' = cheese.

The word 'queso' is a masculine noun of Latin origin and is the name given to cheese in Spanish.

Some Spanish expressions with noun 'queso' are:
  • Dársela a alguien con queso (to fool/ make fun of somebody)
  • Queso de bola (Dutch Edam cheese)
  • Queso en lonchas (processed cheese slices)
  • Queso en porciones/ 'quesito' (processed/ creamed cheese wedges)
  • Queso fresco (soft/ unripened cheese)
  • Queso fundido (processed cheese)
  • Queso para untar (cheese spread)
  • Queso rallado (grated cheese)

An example of the use of the noun 'queso' is:
  • A Pedro, María se la está dando con queso (María is making a fool of Pedro)
  • Este queso fresco está muy rico (this soft cheese is really nice) loves the word 'queso' in the YouTube clip showing how to makeCanapés de queso caramelizados
For more on the word 'queso', visit: Queso
 *NB 'Click' on the speaker icon next to the word “queso” in the link to hear the word pronounced.

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