Greek Olives and Feta Cheese: A Tasty Combination

Greek olives are a nutritious treat for anyone who like to eat healthy food. Greek olives are prepared and fermented using natural ingredients and are carefully prepared and preserved, ensuring that the flavours and nutrients will stay intact. Greek table olives can be prepared in many different ways, depending on how a person wants to present and add it to the dish. For instance, there are quite a number of recipes which calls for the combination of Greek olives and feta cheese.

Feta cheese is a kind of cheese which is made from either sheep’s or goat’s milk, or a combination of both. Feta cheese is manufactured in a slightly different way than your usual cheeses. This kind of cheese is aged in brine and stored in wooden barrels during the aging process. Once the feta cheese is prepared, there are two ways for the cheese to be prepared and to be sold:

  1. It can be brought to the market still inside the wooden barrel and cut up on the spot for customers.
  2. It can be sold in individual packaging but it has to be packaged with some brine to prevent it from drying up quickly.

Greek olives and feta cheese are a good combination, whether they are used as ingredients for a special dish, or on their own and served as an appetizer.

Here’s an easy and delicious of preparing Feta cheese and olives: Drizzle a generous amount of olive oil and lemon juice over a block of feta cheese, cover it, and let it sit in the refrigerator overnight.Combine a handful of Greek olives, black pepper, even more olive oil, a teaspoon or so of dried oregano, and some lemon juice in a plastic, re-sealable bag and let it sit in the refrigerator overnight as well. Once done, remove both from their containers, pit and slice the olives and tear the cheese into chunks, and then combine them in a serving bowl. This appetizer will be able to serve up to six people.

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