Recipe for making queso blanco at home uses fresh whole milk and vinegar.
Quesco Blanco (queso fresco) is a South American cheese that is similar to the Indian cheese, Panir. It makes a great cooking cheese because it does not melt.
Quark is similar to sour cream. You can make your own using purchased buttermilk.
Here are two recipes for a substitute for mascarpone cheese. The whole milk produces a luscious light cheese. The tangy flavor is ideal with a sprinkling of chopped chives or seasoned pepper on appetizer crackers, or with toast and berry jam for breakfast.
Alternately, the whipping cream version makes a velvety, cool tasting cheese comparable to the Italian mascarpone. Serve it ...
Copenhagen Cooking makes Homemade blue and Roquefort cheese. These cheeses do require special cultures. See sources on our main cheese making page.