Thursday, 25 August 2011

Queso

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)

Love-Spanish.com loves the word 'queso' in the YouTube clip showing how to makeCanapés de queso caramelizados
 
For more on the word 'queso', visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Queso
 
 *NB 'Click' on the speaker icon next to the word “queso” in the link to hear the word pronounced.


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