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Keftedakia {Round Fried Meatballs} + Homemade Cheese

I promised this recipe here.

I shamelessly teased you with a photo here.

And I’m finally posting it here!

Plus as bonus: Instructions for the cheese my mother is making at home! (See end of post).

Keftedakia (little meatballs) is yet another way we prepare the ground beef and/or pork.

(For a reminder of the other two delicious ways check here and here!)

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Goat Cheese Salad

Some time ago we went for a weekend to Girona, a lovely Catalan city just 1h30min far from Barcelona. In one of the restaurants we had dinner at, called Vinil, I tried a delicious goat cheese salad. I’m a huge fan of goat cheese and the combination of caramelized cheese, apples, green salad and caramelized onions blew me away!

I decided to make a similar version and I have to say I was very satisfied with the result!

The part that requires the most cooking is the caramelization of the onions, therefore start with that. Cut the onions first in the middle and then slice them lengthwise in order to obtain strips. Heat the olive oil in a deep, wide frying pan, drop the onions and mix so that the oil coats them. Add some salt and let the onions cook, stirring from time to time. Set the fire to medium to avoid burning the onions. (I use a gas stove top and I find it necessary to reduce the fire).

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