The thinking man's Queso
Unlocking the magic of halloumi
My dirty little secret: if someone recommends a Mexican restaurant to me and says something like “their queso is SO good,” I immediately tune out.
Queso is the worst dish in the Tex-Mex canon. It’s too obvious. Ordering Queso is like ordering a bowl of whipped cream for dessert. I mean, sure - whipped cream tastes good, but also - a fucking bowl of melted cheese? There must be a better way.
(Not to mention that Mexican food, one of the most beautiful, complex and delicious foldaways in the world, is so much more than queso. It isn’t queso at all, really.)
If you’re looking to eat warm cheese, you cannot best pan fried halloumi.
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