Active Time
5 Mins
Total Time
5 Mins
Serves 8


This decadent cheesy appetizer is easy to make, fun to serve, and sure to impress. Enjoy this gooey, buttery melted cheese dish right from the skillet with plenty of toasted bread. Kasseri is a Greek cheese made from a blend of sheep and goat’s milk; good kasseri cheese can be found at Middle Eastern markets, or you can purchase a block online.  

How to Make It

Step 1

Heat oil in a medium nonstick or cast-iron skillet over medium-high. Place flour in a shallow dish. Run cheese under cold water to wet the surface, and dredge in flour to coat all sides. Shake off excess flour. Carefully place cheese in hot oil, and cook, until golden and beginning to melt, about 2 minutes per side.

Step 2

Turn heat off, and pour brandy over cheese. Carefully light with a long stick lighter. Allow flames to cease. Squeeze lemon over cheese, and sprinkle with parsley. Serve with crusty baguette or pita bread.

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