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Ktipiti

Ktipiti, a cheese-based spread, features feta, hot peppers, roasted peppers, and other ingredients, often enjoyed with warm pita or as part of a meze platter.

Close-up of bowl with Greek ‘Ktipiti’ a cheese-based spread and fresh green herbs on top

Ktipiti, also known as tirokafteri in some regions, is a cheese-based spread. Its preparation may vary from region to region, but ingredients most commonly include feta cheese (sometimes combined with one or more other types of soft, white cheeses), hot peppers (such as red cherry pepper), roasted peppers, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, yogurt and oregano.

It is commonly eaten as part of a meze platter, or by itself, with slices of warm pita bread.

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