Marinated Crecenza

Bring out the fresh lemon brightness of crecenza, also called stracchino, with a lively marinade. Serve with crackers, sliced baguette, or as a topping on a green salad.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 1 hour 5 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 6 oz. fresh crecenza cheese
  • 1 sprig fresh lemon thyme
  • 1⁄2 cup extra-virgin olive oil


  • Place cheese and thyme in a glass jar and cover with olive oil. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.