Quark (or qvark) is a fresh Central European curd cheese. It is soft, white and unaged and unsalted, similar to fromage frais. It has much lower fat content than cream cheese, and about the same as yogurt.
Traditional quark cheese is pale cream to white in color, very thick, and creamy. It can resemble dairy items like ricotta cheese and cream cheese. It is white and can be crumbly. It can also come in a block or ball.
Selecting and Buying
Preparation and Use
You can use it on breads and crackers, or eat it like cottage cheese. You can make this into a snack as a topping with anything you might like. Quark-cheese can also be made into cheesecake.
People use it in many ways because it is in a way similar to ricotta cheese.
Conserving and Storing
You should store this item in your refrigerator, covered.
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