Glossary Q

The food glossary +++ 'Quarter', 'Qursan', 'Quimbombo'
Queso Oaxaca refers to a fairly fresh, string cheese which is a product of the hills of that state in southern Mexico. It is a Mexican cheese similar to Mozzarella. Moreover, Queso Oaxaca is also known as Quesillo, this is by far the most popular cheese for making Quesadillas. It is a stretched curd cheese, kneaded and wound into balls. It should be pulled apart into thin strings before using to fill tortillas or melted on cooked food. Mozzarella or string cheese can be used in its place

Quechua is one of the languages spoken in Bolivia. 21.2 % of the people in Bolivia speak Quechua, next to Spanish. Some of the traditional foods in Bolivia are named in Quechua, like Pejtu, Qoqo

Quarkbällchen refers to a pastry from Germany that is made from flour mixed with Quark (curd, soft white curd) which are as big as a gold ball drizzled with sugar. It is mostly fried. 



Quetsch is a plum schnapps which is one of the popular alcoholic beverages from Saarland, Germany.

Saarland is not only producing alcoholic beverages and wines, it is also one of the major producers of high quality fruit juices in Germany.


Qoqo refers to a kind of stewed spicy chicken. Qoqo is a Quechua name of this particular stew.

Qoqo is also known as Qoqo de Pollo which means "stewed chicken". It isone of the

Qatayef is another name for Konapa, one of the Egyptian desserts serve at at the first meal called "Iftar " during the Ramadan where Muslims refrain from food and drink during the day