fresh cheese with herbs and rose petals

Petal covered fresh cheese

We eat these little fresh cheese balls with flatbreads and salads of roasted vegetables or fresh green leaves throughout the summer.

Make these pretty little fresh cheese balls to eat with flatbreads and salads. Perfect for summer eating and incredibly easy to make.

Make the cheese by emptying a pot of Greek yoghurt into a sieve lined with muslin (or less romantically, a J-cloth) and leaving to drain overnight. Next day, shape into balls and roll in chopped rose petals or herbs such as chives, marjoram, parsley, thyme …

Eat the same day or store for a few days in a jar filled with rapeseed oil and more herbs.