Greek “Spanakopita” (spinach pie), pronounced (spa-nah- KOH -pee-taa), is possibly the most popular Greek pie, made with spinach, aromatic herbs and feta cheese.
This Zucchini Flowers Pie with Peppermint is perfect as a main dish with a salad or you can cut smaller pieces and serve it as an appetizer or a side dish.
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.
If you would like to make something different for Thanksgiving, you should try this Greek Kolokythopita (Pumpkin or Butternut Squash Pie). It may be different from what you are used to but it’s so delicious you will love it. Pumpkin is not as easy to find in Greece as butternut squash, so you can use whichever you prefer.
I will try and keep this post short because one of my son’s friends from Hungary is staying with us, so this is keeping me quite busy all day. After our visit to AB Vassilopoulos storage centre, I wanted to showcase some recipes made with selected Greek products. I made a Cheesecake with wild …
Patsavouropita is a traditional Greek, delicious savory pie with phyllo and feta, which is very easy to make and tastes amazing.
This delicious mushroom pie is made with homemade kourou phyllo (shortcrust pastry), mushrooms, leeks milk, eggs and feta.
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.
Kolokythopita (pronounced koh-loh-kee-THOH-pee-tah) in Greek Κολοκυθόπιτα is a compound word from “kolokythi” (squash) and pita (pie). This Greek savory pie is made with butternut squash and fresh myzithra, a cheese from Chania, Crete.