Filo & Bread

Easter cookies with cheese

Easter cookies with cheese

Difficulty: Easy

Season: Spring

Greek: Koulourakia me tyri

Recipe by: Toula Geka, Mesohori – Larisa

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Zucchini pie with no filo

Zucchini pie with no filo

Serves/Yields: 1 large baking pan

Time: 1,5 - 2 hours

Difficulty: High

Season: Summer

Greek: Kolokythopita xwris filo - Sfougato

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wild greens pie

Wild greens pie

Time: 1,5 - 2 hours

Difficulty: Medium

Season: All seasons

Greek: Hortopita

horta = green vegetables, esp. dandellions.

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Leek pie

Leek pie

Serves/Yields: 6 persons

Season: Winter/Spring

Greek: Prasopita

This recipe is very light due to small quantity of olive oil, eggs and salt. No butter is used!

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Spinach pie

Spinach pie with home made filo

Serves/Yields: 6 persons

Time: 2 hours

Difficulty: High

Season: All seasons

Greek: Spanakopita me paradosiako filo

It is worth trying this recipe, although making traditional home made filo is not an easy task and requires experience.

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Traditional Filo dough for pies

Traditional Filo dough for pies

Serves/Yields: 4 - 5 sheets of filo pastry

Season: All seasons

Greek: Zimi gia filo

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Pumpkin pie

Pumpkin pie

Greek: kolokithopita

Traditional dish of Cyprus. Recipe taken from Mavromatis wines and spirits.

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Cheese pastries

Cheese pastries

Serves/Yields: 25-30 pieces

Season: All seasons

Greek: Tiropitakia

The picture shows cheese pastries with round shape made with home made filo. The recipe demonstrates though the making of cheese triangles with crusty filo.

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