kasseri

Kasseri

kuh-SEHR-ee

Kasseri is a traditional Greek cheese made from unpasteurized sheep's milk. It's mild, buttery taste make it an excellent table cheese, which is where it's most often enjoyed. Kasseri is one of the primary ingredients in the Greek specialty, Saganaki.

recipes featuring Kasseri

Origin Greece

Production & Aging minimum of 3 months though cheeses are aged for 6 months to a year

Appearance pale yellow rind that's thin, smooth and glossy

Taste & Texture firm and slightly crumbly, the off-white to pale yellow interior is smooth and elastic. Younger versions of Kasseri have a flavor that's delicate, sweet and tangy, while aged cheeses become salty and piquant

Kasseri

Ingredients:

  • 1 soft cheese
  • 1 semi-soft cheese
  • 1 hard cheese
  • 1 blue cheese

Directions:

  • Allow the cheese to come to room temperature before serving. It should take around an hour. Slice and arrange your cheese clockwise from mild to strong. Garnish with fruit, nuts and sliced baguette. 

Serves: 4