QUIZ: What Melted Cheese Is This?

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That cheese is feta, of course. Like goat cheese, feta doesn't melt like a cow's cheese would and retains its crumbly texture through heat exposure. This recipe is for spanakopita, a traditional Greek dish that is basically phyllo stuffed with spinach and feta cheese.

Some spanakopita recipes contain dill, leeks, even nettles. In this version, we stick to the classic components: spinach, cheese, and onions. Good Greek feta is paramount to this dish; many commercial fetas are too salty or lack the cheese’s distinctive flavor.... Read More