Feta Cheese Soufflé
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Recipe type/ Τύπος Πιάτου: Appetizer
Cuisine/ Κουζίνα: Fusion
Ingredients/ Συστατικά
  • 4 teaspoons margarine + 1 tbsp of margarine for buttering the ramekins
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ⅔ cup hot milk
  • Salt, be careful with slat as feta is a salty cheese anyway, I added ¼ tsp
  • ¼ tsp of paprika
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 2 large egg whites
  • ⅔ cup feta cheese, grated
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill, chopped
  • 2 ramekins
Instructions/ Εκτέλεση
  1. Brush the inside of two 14 cm X 8 cm / 5 by 3 in. rectangular ramekins or two rounded ones 10 cm X 7 cm / 4 by 2¾ in. with 1 tbsp of margarine and coat all the inside with the Parmesan cheese.
  2. Set aside.
  3. Preheat oven to 220° C / 425° F degrees with a rack set in the center of the oven.
  4. Melt the 4 tsp of margarine in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  5. Add the flour and whisk.
  6. Let it cook for 1 minute and remove from heat.
  7. Add the milk and whisk vigorously to combine.
  8. Return to stove and cook, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  9. Season with salt and paprika.
  10. Remove from heat and pour the egg yolks.
  11. Place egg whites in a medium bowl and whisk until they form soft peaks.
  12. Add the cheese and dill and stir to combine.
  13. Fold in gently the egg whites and divide the batter into the prepared ramekins.
  14. Bake until top is browned and soufflé has risen, between 15 to 18 minutes.
  15. Serve immediately.
Notes/ Σημειώσεις
1. Recipe for the basic souffle freely adapted from Judith Jones' "The Pleasure of Cooking for One".
2. The bowl in which you will whisk the egg whites must be very clean. Julia Child added 1 tbsp of vinegar and ½ tsp of salt and wiped it with a paper kitchen towel.
Recipe by Culinary Flavors at https://www.culinaryflavors.gr/feta-cheese-souffle/