SUN-DRIED TOMATO AND FETA CHEESE TORTE

This is definitely one showstopper of an appetizer! Try it and you can thank me later….

Bewitching Kitchen

I first made this torte in 2001, for a large cocktail party to celebrate  my beloved’s Birthday.  We’d  never hosted quite so many people  (perhaps 60),   and this layered appetizer was one of the highlights of that memorable night.   The recipe came  from  Chiqui, a caterer from New Orleans, whom I “net-met” many years ago.    I hope you’ll consider it for your next dinner party, or for a potluck.  I recently made it again for another birthday party, so I might have to start calling it “Birthday Torte”.   😉

FETA CHEESE TORTE
(adapted from Chiqui)

1/2 cup slivered pine nuts, toasted (I substituted slivered almonds)
1 cup sun-dried tomatoes, packed in oil
1/2  garlic head, roasted
8 ounces feta cheese
1/2 stick unsalted butter
8 ounces cream cheese
1 tsp white pepper, ground
2 Tbs vermouth
1/2 cup arugula pesto (or regular basil pesto, preferably homemade)

Prepare the…

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2 thoughts on “SUN-DRIED TOMATO AND FETA CHEESE TORTE

  1. Wow ! And thank you ! Now this is one kind of ‘torte’ I cannot wait to make . . . it looks fabulous and I can already taste it on my palate. Shall be made on the next occasion I can share and show it off 🙂 ! Love the touch of vermouth . . . and hope you have had a wonderful time ‘off’ . . . have been thinking of you . . .

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