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Saganaki


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Ingredients

kasseri or kefalotyri cheese
little flour and butter
ome brandy and fresh lemons


1. Cut about a 1/2" slice of kefalotyri or kasseri cheese.


2. Dip the cheese in a beaten egg (I also add a little lemon juice).


3. Dredge in flour seasoned with some fresh pepper.


4. Melt butter in a skillet (cast iron or nonstick is best).


5. Cook cheese in butter until it is browned and melty.


6. Splash with brandy.


7. Flame the brandy (shake pan a little).


8. Say "OPA!"


9. Squirt with fresh lemon.


10. Eat on pita and say "mmmm." :)


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Notes

That's also great Cypriot-style with halloumi cheese!!

I just returned from vacationing in the Greek Isles and unsuccessfully tried to re-create this dish dreadfully using havarti cheese the other evening!!! Where can I find either of these cheeses???? The markets by my house (southern CA) apparently didn't carry either and I really loved this dish!

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