Feta is a pickled curd cheese, crumbled aged cheese, that has a salty and tangy taste enhanced by the brine solution. It is a combination of sheep and goat's milk. It is rich and creamy flavor with grainy crumbly texture. It is one of the pure and original cheeses that brings delight to the dishes and also good to the health.
One of the most famous cheeses that has been a staple in Greek cuisine for years. It is traditionally used
as a table cheese or melted on a traditional Greek salad. It is present as well in dishes such as tyropita (cheese pie), spanakopita (spinach pie), pizza pie, and pastries.
Wash under water to remove the extra saltiness, if preferred.
- Cheese-making and eating is believed to date back to 8000 BC!
Type: brined, soft cheese
How to Serve:
- with tomatoes, a little olive oil, sprinkled with aromatic herbs
- as table cheese
- served cooked or grilled
- filler for sandwich, toppings for pizza and pasta
- salty alternative to other cheeses
- add in omelettes, pastries, and pies
- will look good in cheese boards or ham & cold cuts platter
Wine pairing: Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc
Cheese and fruit platter: roasted red peppers, fresh watermelon, nuts
Cheese board: Brie - Feta - Black Jack Cheddar
Feta cheese is rich in vitamin B2 (riboflavin) and a good source of calcium, phosphorous, selenium, vitamin B12 and good fats. It has significant amounts of zinc, vitamins A, B12, B6 and other B vitamins. It is relatively lower in calories and fat as well. It is also a decent source of protein.
It is an excellent probiotic containing high amounts of probiotics, which provide good bacteria that are beneficial to the digestive health and the overall health, too.
A healthy addition to make your daily dairy portion. Delicious way to achieve good immunity, support for healthy bones and teeth, minerals absorption, metabolism, easier absorption, with anti-inflammatory properties.
Ingredients: Pasteurized sheep and goat's milk, salt, enzymes
*allergen information: contains milk
Storage: Store in chiller, keep refrigerated at or below 4ºC.
Put cheese in a sealed container or the corner of a small zipper-lock bag. Pour in a little bit of olive oil or brine to cover the sides. Place in the refrigerator.
Shelf life: 5-7 days once opened, 1-2 weeks more in the refrigerator when properly stored at or below 4 °C, 6 months unopened in the freezer.
30 g feta cheese
50 g tomatoes
50 g cucumbers
50 g red bell pepper
20 g black olives
1 pinch oregano
juice of 1/2 lemon
Salt and pepper
Peel and slice the onion.
Cut the cucumber, tomato, pepper into small slices.
Cut feta into small cubes.
Mix all ingredients with black olives on a plate.
Drizzle with lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
Sprinkle with oregano.
Serve fresh and enjoy!