Feta Diabola




This is for the people who like it hot.

Step 1: Get the Ingredients

This is a very simple recipe.
You will need:
- Feta cheese
- Chili peppers
- Olive oil
- Pepper seeds
- Rosemary
  ... and don't forget the Jar

Step 2: Cut the Peppers

As you can see in the pictures I've used different colour peppers. Those are not all different types of peppres. The purple ones are not fully ripe. When they ripe, some of them turn into red ones and some turn into orange ones. The white ones, they turn into short red ones (chili). I wanted to use different colors to ge a much cooler looking jar in the end.

After you've cut the peppers , you can cut the feta cheese in small cube pieces.

Step 3: Fill the Jar

The idea is to put a layer of peppers an a layer of cheese.

         First start with the pepper seeds and a bit rosemary.  Tha last time I've made this I was very generous with the rosemary...the taste was not that good. So be carefull with this. Put just a small quantity or if you're not sure how much to put, you can leave it out.

        Next put a layer of cut peppers. As you can see I've started with the red ones. I wanted to get a cool efect. After this add a layer of feta chese and another layer of peppers. This time I've put the purple ones.  Continue doing these until you've filled the jar.

        The jar I've used was not that big as you can see. I had four layer of pepper (red, purple, orange and white mixed with some red ) and three layers of cheese.

        When the jar is filled put some more pepper seeds and pour the olive oil until you cover everything.

        Put the lid and you are finished.

Step 4: Store It

You will have to wait a few weeks so that the cheese will catch all the aroma but it will be worth it. Don't worry about it going bad. This won't happen.

Back in the days , when there wasn't any refrigerators, there where some methods to keep your food from going bad:
-smoke it
- dry it
- cover it in salt and dry it
- cover it in fat (blubber)

This last method is based on the fact that the fat stops the food from getting air and going bad. In our case the olive oil does the same thing + it has a nice flavour.

Hint:  If you don't like to eat spicy food, or if you are alergic to some ingredients, you can still make this and use it to decorate your kitchen.

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    3 years ago

    really awesome....i'm opening some i did 6 months ago and there are just soooooo gooooooood


    7 years ago on Introduction

    One of the more attractive projects in the contest.


    7 years ago on Introduction

    Now it's ME who needs a bib. ;-P~

    This looks delicious... and I'm sure the infused Olive Oil is fantastic.

    Five stars and one of my votes!

    2 replies

    7 years ago on Introduction

    The chilli's shown are commonly known as "Birds Eye" or "mouse dropping chili" in Thai.
    Scoville rating of 50,000–100,000
    This puts them in same range of 'heat' as Piri-Piri, and hotter than Cayenne.

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    Reply 7 years ago on Introduction

    Thanks for the information. It's good to know. I got most of my pepper seed from friends so I don't know they're name. I only got one from a store., the white one in the pictures. It only said CHILY on the label and when it's s ripe it turn's to red.


    7 years ago on Introduction

    Faaaaar too spicy for me... but i bet that for those who can eat spicy food it's more than delicious:D!!