Beid bi Gebna Maqlia

Fried Eggs with Cheese

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By Claudia Roden

Published 1986

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This dish is traditionally prepared in individual portions in two-handled frying pans and served in the same pans straight from the fire. You can, of course, use one large frying pan, or as many as are convenient.

In the Middle East, the hard, dry Greek cheeses Kashkaval, Kephalotiri or Kasseri are used for frying, or Halumi, which is white and firm. The white cheese for which I have given a recipe can also be fried once it has become dry and firm