Kesong Puti, Philippines
The Philippine cottage cheese is a fresh cheese made from salt, unskimmed Carabao milk which is a species of water buffalo, citrus juice, and rennet. Sometimes, makers also experiment with goat and cow milk.
Often dubbed as the cottage cheese of the Philippines, Kesong Puti has a very light tart and salty flavor. This soft and unaged white cheese has its origins in Bulacan, Laguna, Cebu, and Samar, and is a favorite choice for breakfast. It is best paired with pan de sal, a fresh local bread.