cottage cheese



  • A low-fat, very loose-textured, soft mild cheese made of small white curds which have been repeatedly washed and drained and not pressed or matured. Popular in the USA and Europe. Contains 75 to 80 per cent water, 3 to 5 per cent fat and 15 to 16 per cent protein.


  • noun mild white cheese formed into soft grains, which is made from skimmed milk and so has a very low fat content