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Fabulous Feta!

If variety is the spice of life, then feta is the cheese – at least in this week’s recipes! Feta is a brined curd cheese that's traditionally made in Greece. It's an aged crumbly cheese, commonly produced in blocks and has a slightly grainy texture. The Greek word "feta" comes from the Italian word" fetta" which means "slice." Feta was introduced into the Greek language in the 17th century. Opinions vary whether it refers to the method of cutting the cheese in slices to serve on a plate or slicing the cheese to put it into barrels. Traditionally, feta is made in the lower Balkan peninsula from sheep's milk. Goat's milk has been used in recent ...