7/28/13

Childhood Breakfast Recipe All Grown Up: Polenta with Feta. Russian Recipes Revisited


July is almost over, which means one thing: it's time for another Russian Recipes Revisited post!

When I was growing up in Moscow, weekend breakfasts were always a big thing. They usually were savory, one pot/pan meals that could be shared by the entire family. One of the simplest of those breakfasts was polenta with feta that my mom made often. Yes, that's it: just a big pot of golden polenta divided into bowls and topped with chunks of feta. The feta would slightly melt and add the great salty flavor to the polenta. It was a filling and uncomplicated dish.

I've been thinking about blogging this "recipe" for a while but one thing stopped me: it would not photograph well. I'm SUCH a food blogger ;) So I decided to slightly change up my childhood favorite and make a grown up version, which would not only have stronger flavors, but also be more photogenic.

Childhood Breakfast Recipe All Grown Up: Polenta with Feta. Russian Recipes Revisited


Childhood Breakfast Recipe All Grown Up: Polenta with Feta

Ingredients
cooked polenta {I used the white Italian polenta}
crumbled feta
sun ripened dried tomato pesto
cilantro 

Directions
1. Ladle the cooked hot polenta into a bowl. Top with feta, pesto and cilantro.
2. Eat. 



What are some of your favorite childhood breakfast dishes that you've altered to make grown up?

2 comments:

Megan said...

I'm thinking about making polenta for dinner tonight. Love the idea of pairing it with feta.

Olga @ MangoTomato said...

Do it!!! And tweet a photo :)