Last week I was in Greece for a very good friend's wedding. The weather was gorgeous, the ocean was incredible, the wedding was beautiful and the food was UNREAL.
I don't think i've eaten more feta cheese, olives and delicious olive oil in a very long time.
As I walked into my home in Toronto, I was already longing for delicious Greek food. So, I decided to recreate one of my absolute favorite dishes from the trip. It can be served as an appetizer or a dessert, feta wrapped in phyllo drizzled with honey, sesame seeds and thyme is an absolute classic and probably one of the most delicious things you will ever eat. Period.
Now onto the recipe...
Feta in Spelt Phyllo with Honey Drizzle
Spelt phyllo (can be found at most health food stores)
feta cheese, 1 block
- Cut block of feta cheese into into thinner slices - but still maintain their shapes as rectangular blocks.
- Defrost phyllo and and cut 4 thin sheets of phyllo. Cut the sheets so they fit around the feta. Wrap the feta and cut off excess phyllo so that two sides of the feta phyllo package are open.
- Brush the top of the phyllo with a little ghee - use a brush or a spoon.
- Preheat oven to 360 F and place the phyllo on parchment paper on a baking sheet.
- Bake the feta phyllo packages for 15 minutes and then broil them for 3 minutes. Make sure you don't burn the tops of the phyllo.
- Take them out of the oven and drizzle immediately with honey. Use as much or as little honey as you like, depending on your sweet tooth. Then sprinkle thyme leaves (just a few) and sesame seeds (I ran out!) over the feta phyllo packages.
- Now, eat immediately and enjoy!