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This is a popular appetizer served in Greek restaurants, usually accompanied by quite the show :)


  • 1/2 inch slices of Greek saganaki cheese
  • lemon juice
  • oregano


  • Fry the cheese in butter or olive oil. For a dramatic presentation, soak the cheese in alcohol such as brandy.
  • Carefully flambee in an iron skillet using oven mitts for safety.
  • The Greek yell "Opa!" as a cheer, then douse the flame with lemon juice and sprinkle with fresh oregano.
  • Great served with pita bread!

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