That’s right! We’re talking about the viral baked feta cheese pasta which took the social media by storm. But no one really knows where it came from, how it became viral and how can you make it.  


Here are the answers to all questions about this viral pasta trend.  


Most sources claim that the pasta recipe was uploaded by a Finnish blogger, Jenni Haryinen on her TikTok page). Initially, Tiiu Piret created a version of this pasta back in 2018 and posted it. However, it was Jenni who simplified it and made it go viral in Finland. After this, Tik Tok users went crazy, baking this uunifetapasta which is oven-baked feta pasta in Finnish. She received about 2.7 million views on her recipe.  


And here’s how you can make it at home too:  


Ingredients:  

-A block of feta cheese  

-Cherry Tomatoes  

-Garlic  

-Pasta  

-Olive Oil 

-Basil Leaves  

-Pepper  

-Salt  

-Red Chilli Flakes  

Method:  

Take a baking container and place the feta cheese in it. Surround it with cherry tomatoes and peeled garlic cloves. Drizzle some olive oil and bake at 200 degrees for 20 minutes. While it bakes, boil your pasta and keep it ready. Once you take it out, mash the tomatoes and garlic with the cheese to make a sauce and add the pasta, salt, pepper and red chilli flakes to it. Give it a final mix before serving it with a garnish of basil leaves.  

 

The virality of this pasta recipe owes to its simplicity and minimum use of ingredients, giving a delicious yet distinct taste to the normal pasta at home. So, have you tried it yet?