Tenina.com's Queso Fresco (Fresh Cheese)

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  1. Place milk, cream and a pinch of salt into TM bowl and cook 13 min/100°C/speed 2.

  2. Cook 13 min/50°C/speed 2.

  3. Add 20g lemon juice and stir 3 sec/speed 2. Repeat twice with remaining lemon juice.

  4. Allow mixture to stand in TM bowl for about 30 minutes.

  5. Line a sieve with a quadruple layer of cheesecloth and place it over a large bowl.

  6. Pour mixture out into sieve and drain off the whey. Squeeze the cheese solids gently to remove excess whey. Reserve whey for other uses.

  7. Wrap the cheese tightly into a ball and allow it to hang to drain over a sink for an hour or so.

  8. Serve with any or all accompaniments as listed.

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