Feta: does yoga. Hopeless romantic. Wears pants in bed.”

Annabel Rivkin and Emilie McMeekan, The Midult’s Guide to Shopping Baskets, The Telegraph, 25 March 2017


This way of aerating feta cheese is a quick and attractive addition to anything that might need a little extra creaminess and a bit more salt. It’s good with sizzling Sichuan green beans, or with Jersey Royal potatoes. It’s also good served as a dip. It looks beautiful.


Recipe for flagellated feta


  • 200g/7 oz feta
  • 3 tbsp greek yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice…. Plus maybe a little zest, a sprig of rosemary, or a chopped spring onion to garnish
  • Indonesian long black pepper


  1. Mash feta with yoghurt using a fork, flagellate in the lemon juice and the pepper… garnish.


flagellated feta recipe

It’s quick to whip up (!) and it looks great

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