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#1 ms.teach

Posted 24 November 2012 - 02:40 PM

The nsw foo authority says we can't have this, but if the cheese is pasteurized, what's the problem? I'm craving it SO badly!! A lot of US sites say it's fine...

#2 Duck-o-lah

Posted 24 November 2012 - 02:44 PM

It's not the pasteurisation that's the issue, it's the moisture content. Recent thread here

#3 livvie7586

Posted 24 November 2012 - 02:49 PM

bake it!!!  i actually prefer feta once it's been baked, it changes the texture and makes it nicer

#4 Maserati Mum

Posted 24 November 2012 - 03:55 PM

Put it on the top of a pizza then bake it - YUM!

#5 ms.teach

Posted 24 November 2012 - 04:16 PM

How hot does it need to be baked?

#6 Nut

Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:05 PM

It is matured in brine which is why it's not safe. Cook until it's hot really.

#7 Delillah1

Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:09 PM

I used to put it in the oven at 170 Celsius on a baking tray on top of a piece of baking paper and cook for about 15 minutes. Yum. Soft and delicious.


Edited by Delillah1, 24 November 2012 - 08:07 PM.

#8 monkeys mum

Posted 24 November 2012 - 09:44 PM

The Baby Centre app says Feta is safe, and I have to say that I have enjoyed it a few times with salads so far, and on pizza and home made pull aparts.

#9 HoneyNester

Posted 24 November 2012 - 09:50 PM

I've been having it in a toasted sandwich. Soooooo good!

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