Feta Cheese Spread
(Beyaz Peynir Ezmesi)
200g feta cheese
1/4 cup walnuts, crumbled
2 garlic cloves, mashed with salt
2 tsp Turkish red pepper paste, mild
4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp mint
1 Bay leaf
Put all the ingredients except Bay leaf in a flat plate, mash and mix with the back side of fork. Add the Bay leaf inside of spread. Cover the plate with plastic wrap. Keep it in the fridge over a night. Discard the Bay leaf.
Spread on toasted baton bread or on cracker, serve as an appetizer or breakfast.