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Katiki

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Greek Katiki Cheese (c) Jim Stanfield

Katiki cheese

© Jim Stanfield

Katiki is a creamy white cheese made from goat's milk or a combination of goat's and sheep's milk. It has a salt content of 1%.

Greek name and pronunciation:

Κατίκι, pronounced kah-TEE-kee

At the market:

Katiki Domokou can be found commercially in Greek and Mediterranean markets, or ethnic grocers and cheese specialty shops.

Using Katiki:

Serve katiki with bread or as a dip with appetizers and mezethes (it goes particularly well with white wine). Use it in stuffings calling for cheeses, with fruit, and in cheesecake recipes.

Substitutes for Katiki:

Where a salty taste will do, substitute with soft feta.

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