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Because of Greece's less-than-fertile terrain, most of its cheeses are made from sheep's milk. Feta is, of course, the best-known Greek cheese, but fresh sheep's milk cheeses are common as well. One of the most common of these ricotta-style cheeses is Myzithra. It has a much more interesting flavor and texture than most of the ricotta available in this country. The flavor is rather nutty, and the texture is cottony and drier than ricotta. This cheese works wonderfully in cooking, especially blended into pasta dishes. Our version of Myzithra is actually the pressed and dried version. It is similar to an Italian ricotta salata and is a popular grating cheese in Greece. The cheese is quite crumbly and salty, so a little bit can add a lot of flavor to your dishes.
  • Made from pasteurized sheep's milk.
  • Photo depicts whole 1.7lb. form of cheese.
Size: 1.7 pounds Item: 522W
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Latest Customer Reviews for Myzithra - Whole Form
By Larry Ward
from Boston, MA
on Feb 28, 2014
Myzithra
Wonderful flavor with pasta and brown butter.
By mark violette
from colordado springs, colorado
on Dec 16, 2013
EXCELLENT
I ordered both the greek and italian hard ricotta because I know I get the best quality here. Also it is very important that I get a deal on the S&H., like I did this time. Do it again!
By Joann
from Huntington Beach, california
on Jun 09, 2013
Wonderful cheese
This cheese is hard to find! I could not find it in any store in our area, so when i found it on the internet i decided to take a chance and order it. It arrived quickly and in perfect condition. It is wonderful. We love it grated on pastas and vegetables. It adds a great flavor!
By Susie
from Southern California
on Nov 08, 2012
Myzithra Whole Form Cheese
Wonderful nutty flavor that I was looking for. Had a dish at Old Sapogetti Factory that I was trying to duplicate and was not disappointed !!
By annrath
from colorado
on Jan 22, 2012
myzithra
My son in law loves it!
By kathyspogo
from Quinnesec, MI
on Jun 26, 2011
Mizithra is AWESOME!
We have regularly been ordering from iGourmet.com for our Mizithra cheese for a while now. It is impossible to find anywhere in the U.P. of Michigan, or Northern Wisconsin that even carries it. iGourmet.com has been our saving grace to have it in their inventory. Is it inexpensive? No. Is it worth the extra money to ship? YES! We absolutely love this cheese, and they do a nice job of shipping us a fresh, quality cheese in a timely fashion. Thank you, thank you!
By Nahnia Bidness
from Clarks Summit, PA
on Mar 28, 2009
Excellent taste at an excellent price
This cheese grates into a fine moist powder so it is easy to incorrporate into hot pasta. I use it to make my copy cat recipe of Old Spagetti Factory's Myzthra and Browned butter. For those who love that recipe, try adding a little spagetti sauce to it, yum!
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