Marinated Feta Cheese and Capers


  • 1 lb of feta cheese, 1 inch cubes
  • 1 tsp mixed peppercorns
  • 8 coriander seeds
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tbs drained capers
  • Fresh thyme sprigs
  • Extra virgin olive oil to cover
  • Hot toast and chopped ripe tomatoes to serve
This Feta marinated in olive oil, garlic, peppercorns, coriander seeds, bay leaf, thyme and capers.
  •  Cut the feta cheese into 1 inch cubes.
  • Thickly slice the garlic.
  • Put the mixed peppercorns  and coriander seeds in a mortar and crush lightly.
  • Pack feta cubes in a large preserving jar with the bay leaf creating layers of cheese, garlic, crushed peppercorns, coriander, capers and fresh thyme.
  • Pour in enough olive oil to cover the cubes of cheese.
  • Close tightly and leave to marinate in the refrigerator for two weeks.
  • After two weeks lift out the feta cubes and serve on hot toast with some chopped tomatoes, and a little flavored oil from the jar drizzled over.


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