Tyropitari pronounced Tee-rho-pee-TAH-ree, is a homemade Greek pastry filled with feta cheese and deep fried, which is served as an appetizer.
Milopita Bougatsa is a Greek Apple Pie, made with cooked apples and spices, which are then thickened with a semolina pudding and enclosed in phyllo.
Greek Baklavas (pronounced Mpah-klah-VHASS), is a delicious traditional dessert made of layers of crispy golden brown phyllo, filled with chopped nuts and bathed into scented honey syrup! It is pronounced Mpah-klah-VHAS with an S at the end of the word (and not baklava – BAH-klah-vah)), as it is known in other countries. History of Baklavas…
Baklavas Tart is a twist to the classic Greek baklavas dessert made with walnuts and topped with chocolate ganache.
Rolo me Phyllo Kourou is a twist of the traditional Greek meatloaf with hard boiled eggs. My addition is wrapping the meatloaf in homemade shortcrust pastry made with yoghurt, called “kourou”.
Halloumi Muffins are based on my Kypriaki Tyropita (a savoury halloumi cake) but made in muffin tins which are lined with phyllo pastry.
Agginaropita is a delicious Greek pie made with artichokes and leeks. It is is great for lunch with a salad and leftovers can be eaten for breakfast or brunch.
Bourekia me kima is a type of fried or baked pastry made with flaky homemade phyllo and filled with cooked minced meat.
Bourekia is a pastry made with a thin flaky phyllo, and are filled with anari which is the Cypriot name of the cheese, which is similar to anthotyros or ricotta. Anari is a white soft whey cheese which is produced when making halloumi or kefalotyri. It has a delicate, creamy flavour, slightly…