Feta

One of the worlds oldest cheeses, Feta is a brined curd cheese traditionally made in Greece from sheeps milk. It is a crumbly aged cheese, commonly produced in blocks, and has a slightly grainy texture. Pure white, it has a milky fresh acidity. Feta was originally made with either ewe's milk or a mixture of ewe's and goat's milk, but today most feta is made with pasteurized milk. Feta cheese is first recorded in the Byzantine Empire and was associated specifically with Crete.  The Greek word "feta" comes from the Italian word fetta, which means "slice". Feta cheese offers a range of nut..

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