Feta in olive oil with herbs

Step by step recipe:

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    Blanch the herbs

    Bring a saucepan of water to the boil. Plunge in all the herbs for 15 seconds.

    Keep the water on the boil.
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    Drain the herbs...
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    ...and dry them.
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    Prepare the feta


    Dry 200 g feta throroughly with absorbant paper.
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    Dice the feta to whatever size you prefer (I make them about the same size as a sugar cube).
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    Sterilize the jar



    Pour a glassful of boiling water into the jar. Screw on the lid, wrap in a cloth for safety, and shake well to sterilize.

    Throw the water away and dry the jar throughly.
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    Bottle


    Put half the herbs and peppercorns into the bottom of the jar. Pour a little olive oil on top.
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    Add the diced feta, then the rest of the herbs.
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    Top up with oil...
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    ...until the cheese is completely covered.
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    Put the lid on the jar and leave at room temperature for at least three weeks before starting to use the feta in your recipes.

Remarks:

You can adapt this recipe to suit your own taste and the herbs you have, even the cheese (goat's cheese works well, too).

Source:

Home made.

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