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Monday, November 13, 2006

Feta Cheese and Potato Patties

11/2 Lb potatoes, 4oz Bulgarian Feta Cheese, 4 scallions, 3Tbsp fresh dill, 1Tbsp Lemon Juice, 1 egg, some flour, 3Tbsp olive oil, salt and fresh ground black pepper.Serves 4Preparation:Boil the potatoes in their skins in salted water until soft. Peel them while still warm and mash them in a bowl. Crumble the Bulgarian Feta Cheese into the bowl and add chopped scallions and dill, lemon juice and egg. Season the mixture (the cheese is salty, so taste before you add salt) and stir well. Chill the mixture until firm. Make walnut size balls, flatten them slightly and dredge in the flour. Fry the patties until golden brown on each side. Drain on paper towels and serve at once.Cook’s tip: Whip the cooked potatoes using an electric beater for lump-free mash.


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