Last weekend I went to visit Lydia for the weekend. I alway look forward to spending a weekend with my sister, not only is it great to catch up, but I know that I’ll be spoilt with delicious food! A few weeks before I had spoken to Lyds on the phone and she had told me all about a Middle Eastern baked feta she had sampled in work, the description had me salivating! I requested that she make it me for lunch on my arrival, it’s all I could think about on the drive there!

Lyds hadn’t a recipe for it but tried to recreate it the best she could and did a fine job.


1 block of feta cheese

1tsp za’atar

zest of 1 lemon

olive oil

Crusty bread to serve


  1. Preheat the oven to 160° 
  2. Place the whole block of feta on a large piece of grease proof paper (you will need enough to wrap around the feta) on a tray.
  3. Scatter the za’atar over the feta. Then grate on the lemon zest and drizzle with olive oil.
  4. Wrap the grease proof paper round the feta and bake in the oven until the feta is soft, this should take about 30 minutes.
  5. Serve spread on crusty bread. Delicious!



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