Dec 11, Soufflé Cheesecake originated in Japan and is widely known as Japanese Cheesecake or Japanese Cotton Cheesecake outside of Japan. Cotton Cheesecake / Japanese Cheesecake is my new favorite dessert and after you try this recipe, it will become your favorite too. It’s the perfect combination of sponge cake and cheesecake in both taste and texture. I hope you enjoy this Cotton Cheesecake recipe as much as I do. Cottage cheese is a fresh cheese curd product with a mild flavor. Contents. [hide]. 1 Origin; 2 Manufacture; 3 Curd size; 4 Consumption; 5 Nutrition; 6 See also.