This salty-sweet dish is inspired by Cretan dishes and is a great appetizer.
Makes 4 servings.
- 14ounces feta cheese, cut into twelve 3x1x11/2-inch sticks
- 4teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil3tablespoons honey
- 1 1/2teaspoons whole aniseed
DIRECTIONS Preheat broiler. Divide feta evenly among 4 broilerproof baking dishes; brush with oil. Broil until golden, about 3 minutes.
Meanwhile, combine 3 tablespoons honey and aniseed in heavy small saucepan. Stir over medium heat until hot.
Drizzle 1 teaspoon honey mixture over cheese in each dish. Sprinkle feta with ground black pepper. Serve, passing remaining honey mixture separately.