There is nothing as sinful as this mezze. Cheese saganaki is one of the most popular mezzes in Greek tavernas. It’s really rather simple to make, a nice square cut of cheese, pan-fried and served warm in the company of lemons. You will see it disappearing from your table within minutes.Continue reading by
Did you notice I used 3 kinds of cheese in my mini cheese pies a while back? I am sure you have heard of feta and perhaps Greek gruyere, a mild yellow cheese. But this is the tip of the iceberg, Greeks are avid cheese lovers. According to 2011 statistics, the average Greek consumes 23.4 kg of cheese per year and of course one quarter of that is feta. But feta really is just the beginning. You are guaranteed to find something unique whichever part of Greece you visit – we have approximately 64 different types and we sport 21 cheeses with Protected Denomination of Origin (PDO).