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Diana3271
06-18-2011, 10:08 AM
I use reduced fat feta cheese in my morning omelets. Does the full fat feta have a lot more flavor than the reduced fat?


Megan1982
06-19-2011, 05:09 PM
Yes, I definitely think so! "Full fat" feta still only has 80 cals/ounce and is lower in fat than a lot of cheeses, so I actually don't mind choosing feta. I say don't mind - really I LOVE feta! I've also even found a difference in a few brands (e.g. I don't care for the Publix store brand, it's less flavorful), though most are good. Please try the regular, it's delicious!

Diana3271
06-19-2011, 09:51 PM
Thanks for the replies.


RawrDinosaur
07-08-2011, 09:46 AM
I agree with the sentiments above. The flavour difference is huge, while the calorie difference is not.
The fillers they use to make it lower fat are also not worth it.

Diana3271
09-01-2011, 09:57 AM
I wanted to update. I have tried all the brands of Feta cheese that I have come across. It has been a tasty journey. ;) My favorite, so far, has been the Boars Head brand. It seems to have more flavor than any other brand. I have noticed that some brands contain starch to prevent caking. This also makes them a little higher in calories. The Boars Head brand does not contain the starch. My least favorites have been ones that I have gotten from Walmart. They were very inexpensive, but had very little flavor. I don't even recall the brands off the top of my head.