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  • n. A Greek unpasteurized cheese made from sheep’s or goat’s milk.


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  • THE OLD SPAGHETTI FACTORY spaghetti with browned butter and mizithra cheese

    More of America’s Most Wanted Recipes

  • In Greece orzo is called kritharaki or manestra, as you might already know I'm impressed you can find mizithra, but on second thought, you live in Melbourne:

    Orzo Paella

  • Then, sadly, we had to say goodbye to Sara and drive home, but that involved stopping at The Old Spaghetti Factory for supper, and a day that includes TOSF and mizithra cheese is a good day indeed.

    Archive 2008-12-28

  • We stopped at The Old Spaghetti Factory on the way home, because nothing was going to make my birthday complete better than angel hair pasta with mizithra cheese and browned butter.

    Birthday, Part III

  • The meerkats do look impossibly cute, and mmmmm, mizithra cheese pasta.

    Birthday, Part III

  • Yesterday we had a leisurely morning in the hotel, then finally dragged ourselves out into the world…straight to The Old Spaghetti Factory, home of pasta with mizithra cheese and browned butter.

    Yesterday and today

  • Old Spaghetti Factory: potpourri I love the mizithra cheese!

    Seven Things Tag . . . Again

  • Oh my gods, they sell containers of mizithra cheese to take home!

    The Gods of Mizithra

  • My goodness, mizithra cheese -- that sounds so good.

    Sauteed Tilapia with Parmesan Crust

  • We celebrated by going to one of his favorite restaurants, The Old Spaghetti Factory where we both got our favorite browned butter and mizithra cheese.

    badger Diary Entry


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  • Members of my family in Boise, ID visit local restaurants specifically to sample menu items featuring this cheese. It is so well received that they have begun replicating the dishes at home as well - the cheese is available now in local groceries.

    January 20, 2009

  • Sorta... something not as tasty, with less melty goodness.

    I wonder why I thought of mithril, and not of, say, Mothra.

    January 20, 2009

  • Does mithril also refer to something else?

    January 20, 2009

  • A type of Greek cheese. I bought some a few weeks back, just to try it, and we ended up calling it mithril. Though surely it tastes better...

    January 20, 2009