Benita Kasbo, an entrepreneur who left Aleppo, Syria, as a toddler and lives in Chatham, N.J., makes jibneh, a wide range of cheese served throughout the Center East. She began making it at dwelling earlier than transferring to a business kitchen in 2020; that summer season Ms. Kasbo, 43, discovered shops to promote it beneath the title Kasbo’s Market. Jibneh typically suggests feta with much less salt, with a softer texture and an affinity for melting. Her model has a barely candy nuttiness and is seasoned with mahleb, a spice derived from cherry pits. Suited to Ramadan and the Eid al-Fitr feast on Might 1, it marries properly with watermelon, is great in salads with a bathe of contemporary mint and is a high-quality sandwich element when melted.
Jibneh Syrian Cheese, $14.95 every (about 12 ounces), Superb Cheese Store, 942 First Avenue (52nd Avenue), 800-382-0109, idealcheese.com.
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