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manouri

μανούρι

Soft white slightly sour whey cheese, a by-product of feta but not salty, with added cream, usually sold as a log. It's used as a cream cheese in pastries or savoury pies, or for breakfast with honey instead of yogurt, crumbled on salads, in cheesecake, as a dessert cheese with fruit, etc.

Manouri made in Thessaly, and Western and Central Macedonia PDO (ΠΟΠ) status.

Text © Dana Facaros

Images by: Antonio Fajardo i López, Creative Commons License