Baked feta is a fad, but it looks like it's here to stay.
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Baked Feta Is So Much More Than a Fad

Two words: Melted cheese.

Finnish food blogger Jenni Häyrinen is credited with the viral dinner craze. The idea? Baked feta pasta. Using garlic, a square of feta, olive oil, cherry tomatoes, and basil, she created uunifetapasta (Finnish for “oven-baked feta pasta”). And inspired a feta phenomenon.@liemessa

Baked feta need not be limited to just cherry tomatoes and pasta, however. In A Cozy Kitchen’s recipe, she takes a similar approach with cherry tomatoes but also surrounds her block of feta with pitted green olives, quartered artichoke hearts, and lemon slices for a tangy flavor.

A Cozy Kitchen