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A question about a recipe: Green Khachapuri (Georgian Cheese Bread)

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I have a question about the recipe "Green Khachapuri (Georgian Cheese Bread)" from Erin McDowell. What is a good substitute for goats cheese in this recipe?

asked by Erin Lawlor 22 days ago
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Erin McDowell

Erin is a baking aficionado, writer, stylist, and Test Kitchen Manager at Food52. She is currently writing a cookbook.

added 22 days ago

Any soft, spreadable cheese would work well!

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added 22 days ago

Great! Thank you so much, by the way your book looks AMAZING and I'll definitely be buying it :)

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added 22 days ago

I'd use either ricotta or mascarpone, mixed with a little yogurt.

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added 22 days ago

You can also try "queso fresco," a Mexican cheese. I also sometimes use feta cheese. I myself dislike goat cheese.

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added 22 days ago

If it's supposed to replace a crumblier goat cheese, I often use feta or cojita. I find those both have a distinctive taste so they can hold their own and add a new flavor component to the dish (as goat cheese is usually meant to do), but without tasting like goat. Queso fresco is also a good substitute for a mild flavor.

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Nancy

Nancy is a trusted home cook.

added 22 days ago

There are also fetas made from sheep's milk and cow's milk which could replace goat cheese.
Or, use a creamy cheese with some more flavor than just cream cheese or mascarpone.

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