A Feta Odyssey in Greece
The flagship national product of Greece, feta’s roots go all the way back to the days of Homer.
Cheese + Fish: It’s All Greek To Me
Barrel-aged feta, Cretan Graviera, and whey-made mizithra mix well with seafood in Greece.
In Greek restaurants throughout the US, the “saganaki” most often found on menus is a pan-seared Cretan graviera cheese appetizer that arrives at your table in brandied flames as diners and servers alike shout “Opa!” This saganaki recipe, traditionally served in seaside tavernas throughout Greece, comprises fresh shrimp, tomatoes, and feta cheese that are roasted […]
Centuries of Cheesemaking Traditions on Naxos
From shepherding to production, Arseniko Naxou PDO and other island cheeses are made by hand Photographed by Margarita Gokun Silver Ask Greeks about their country’s cheesemaking history and they might refer you to Homer’s Odyssey, in which the mention of cheese involves a shepherd, a Cyclops cheesemaker, and a cave with curd made from sheep’s […]
10 Cheeses You Have to Try When You’re in Greece
A regional guide to the country’s most distinct cheeses (other than feta)