American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A white semisoft cheese usually made of goat's or ewe's milk and often preserved in brine.
- n. A variety of curd cheese made from sheep’s or goat’s milk and originating from Greece.
- Modern Greek (turi) pheta, (cheese) slice, from Italian fetta, slice, from *offetta, diminutive of *offa, from Latin offa, morsel of food. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Feta cheese is a curd cheese that is pressed into a cake, sliced the name feta comes from the Greek word for “slices” or “pieces”, salted, and set to age in a 7 percent solution of salt and either water or whey.”
“Thanks KayKat - the term feta is actually PDO, a protected term and can only be used to describe cheese in brine coming from Greece, since this is Australian cheese the extra t has been added.”
“You yourself admit that the American cheese masquerading as "feta" is not as good as Greek feta cheese, and that too speaks volumes.”
“You probably won't need much salt, as the feta is fairly salty.”
“I did not have any queso fresco, but I think French feta is an ok sub and it tasted fine (any feta would probably work but the Greek is much sharper).”
“So if I write a recipe using feta made and purchased in the US, I still call it feta - thus communicating effectively with my readers.”
“As for feta I had no idea that in the United States feta is made locally and is a poor imitation of our cheese.”
“It cannot possibly taste as good because the American cheese masquerading as feta is not authentic feta cheese, not A cannot be A, again the Law of Identity.”
“Strapatsada sounds wonderful, plus feta is optional ....”
“After seeing all the sweet braids, that spinach and feta is hitting the spot.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘feta’.
Names of cheeses from around the world, blatantly stolen from every source available to me.
"A dessert without cheese is like a beautiful woman with one eye." - Jean Anthelme Brillat-S...
everything cheese,expressions like
stiff cheddar,turophile's heaven
a work in progress
being items relating to food, cooking and the kitchen.
Lista de palabras útiles, raras o esotéricas para Scrabble en Español recopiladas de partidas ordinarias.
Todas las palabras se encuentran en el DRAE.
Algunas palabras po...
words from the cookbook "Nigella Bites" by Nigella Lawson
Inspired by Monty Python---and by cheese!
"Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese." -- G.K. Chesterton
(Those that I can find at the grocer's. I haven't earned enough Cheese Connoisseur Points to even consider ...
I list everything else. Why the hell not?
cheeses I have known and loved
Looking for tweets for feta.