“Life is great. Cheese makes it better.”
We would also add: “Greek cheese
makes life better!” In fact, the Greek sorts are said to be the best in the whole world. Let’s see some of the most popular
Known as the symbol of Crete
, Graviera is the most consumed sheep dairy after Feta. It has a light yellow color and its taste is mild, with a tiny tinge of sweetness. According to Greek standards, Cretan Graviera should be made of milk from free-range sheep
. That means you get the best out of it!
Meet the most popular
Greek cheese! Feta matches literally any kind of meal – from salads and appetizers to the main course. Wanna learn more about Feta? Read our blog post about its health benefits!
If you’ve been to the famous Greek island of Mykonos
, then you’ve probably had some Kopanisti cheese. It has a creamy texture, salty and quite spicy taste, which makes your mouth water! Greeks, never being untrue to their principles, usually combine it with ouzo
or white wine
This fresh cheese is made from sheep, goat or cow milk (sometimes mixed). If you’re wondering what it looks like, imagine Italian ricotta. They are pretty much alike! People use Myzithra as pastry fillings
or for other sweets.
No matter what type it is, we know one thing for sure – Greeks definitely know how to make delicious cheese with deep taste and flavor
. Bon appetite!
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3 Health Benefits of Feta Cheese you should know!
4 Tips for Cooking with Wine
Meet the Greek Souvlaki!
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