It is always amusing to nibble something with drinks, before lunch is served.
Lively discussions, Bossa Nova music, beautiful flowers and smiles around a couple of entreés warm up the atmosphere….
Feta Cheese mixed with herbs, lemon zest, garlic, chilly peppers Greek yogurt …
A drizzle of my favorite Olive oil “My Fathers Olive Oil” you can order from Amazon if you live abroad..Premium extra virgin olive oil from Helia, in the southwestern Peloponnese in Greece.
Pistachio and Feta Cheese Spread
1 cup shelled pistachios, crushed
1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
1 red pepper, finely chopped
1 tablespoon of lemon zest
1 small bunch of fresh dill, chopped
A few sprigs of fresh mint, chopped
150-180 g Feta cheese, crumbled
1 cup Greek yogurt
2-3 tablespoons virgin olive oil
½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
- In a mortar crush the pistachio with the garlic.
- In a mixing bowl add the rest of the ingredients and mix with a fork.
- Can be served with a selection of raw vegetables or on wholemeal crackers or bread.
- Store in the refrigerator covered for a couple of days.