Cretan Sheep’s Milk Turnovers with Melted Honey

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Appears in
A Passion for Cheese

By Paul Gayler

Published 1997

  • About

This marriage of sweet and salty flavours is common in Mediterranean countries. I like to serve some creme fraîche with the turnovers, which makes for a nice contrast of temperatures.


  • 125 g ( oz, generous ½ cup) Greek feta
  • 40


To make the pastry, sift the flour into a bowl, stir in the sugar, then rub in the butter pieces with your fingertips to give a coarse, sandy texture. Stir in enough water to make a soft, pliable dough. Turn out on to a lightly floured work surface and knead for 4-5 minutes, until smooth and elastic.

Place the feta in a bowl and crush it to a coarse pulp with a fork. Add the cream chees