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What's the difference between 奶酪,乳酪 and 芝士? Thank you! :)

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    For all I know ,奶酪and 芝士are the same ,mean "cheese",just transliteration.乳酪means "cheese,cream,creme or knish".I hope this has been of some help!

    It's an interesting question. Generally they mean "cheese". They're used in different Chinese spoken areas, but sometimes it doesn't always mean "cheese" in some areas. Coco's answer is also correct, it just depends on where you live. In Taiwan both 芝士 & 乳酪 mean cheese. But 奶酪 doesn't, it means a dessert called "panna cotta". Here is the picture: (http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_Z-XA7IBq3kE/S9r3lykrlrI/AAAAAAAAACA/_lBi-AFJ0D8/s1600/%E5%A5%B6%E9%85%AA%EF%BC%88NEW%EF%BC%89.jpg)

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