Tyropita (pronounced tee- ROH -pee-ta) from tyri = cheese and pita = pie and Strifti (pronounced stri-FTEE), which means twisted. It takes it’s name from the way the cheese pie is shaped.
Whether you have leftovers from your Christmas roasted turkey or extra leftover roasted chicken to use, this delicious turkey carbonara (or chicken) and pasta pie is a lovely way to use your leftovers without having to eat the same food for three days.
Vegan Spanakopita or Nistisimi Spanakopita, is a Lenten version of a spinach pie, which we make during Lent without any egg or cheese. A small amount of semolina is added in the filling to bind the ingredients.