syrup -1 cup sugar -1 glass of water -1 cinnamon spill -2-3 cloves
-Oil (sunflower) for frying
Syrup: In a saucepan place all the ingredients for the syrup and once they boil lower the heat and bake for 10 minutes. Remove them and let them cool
Dough: In a bowl add the flour, salt and oil and mix well
Add warm water (as much as it needs so that it does not stick to hands)
Cover it and let it rest if for 20-30 minutes
We get our dough and roll sheet of thickness 1 cm.
With a brush, coat the entire sheet with oil and sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar
Roll it and then cut in pieces of 2-3cm
With our palm (or a specific tool) press to open the sheet and make a round thin pita
In a saucepan put plenty enough oil to cover them and warm it up. Start frying them until they get browned on both sides.
Place them in the syrup so they mix once. Then remove them and place them in a punch to remove excess syrup
Home made traditional cheese pie ideal for breakfast or snack
-1 package of Fillo Pastry -4 eggs -500 gr feta cheese -½ glass of milk -½ glass olive oil
First we pre-heat the oven on 180 C
In a bowl we beat the 4 eggs. Then we add the ¼ of the milk and once they are well mixed we add the feta cheese after shattering it into small pieces(We can optionally wash off the feta cheese with water so the pie will not be very salty).
We oil the bottom of a baking pan with olive oil only to avoid sticking our pie later.You can use a cooking brush for this.
With a cooking brush we put oil on each one of the fillo paastry and we place half of them in our baking pan.
We pour the mix of eggs, milk and feta cheese.
Then continue with the rest of the fillo pastry after having them oiled and place them on the mix
In the end we pour over the ¼ of the milk and the ¼ of the olive oil so that our pie will become more crispy.
Bake the pie on 180 degrees Celcium for 30 minutes until our pie turn in to baked brown.
Tips:You can add 100-150 gr of greek style parmesan cheese (kefalotiri) in the mix to add more falvor.Also add mint for a stronger smell. Create small cheese pies of triangle shape by cutting the fillo into stripes, placing the mix and folding it into triangle. This pie can be served with a fresh juice or coffee.
Dough -1 kilo flour -1 cup oil -¼ teaspoon ground mastic -¼ teaspoon ground mahlepi -Water
Stuffing -¼ teaspoon ground mastic -¼ teaspoon ground mahlepi -3 teaspoons baking powder -Fresh mint -1 kilo grated cheese for flaounes (goat cheese) -½ kilo grated Parmesan -8 eggs
In a large bowl, add the two cheeses, baking powder, all spices and eggs one at a time and mix them well with your hand until you have a uniform mixture
Cover and leave for 2 hours
Dough:In another bowl put the mastic, mahlepi and flour and mix well
Add the oil and start rubbing your hands with flour and oil
Put water as much as it needs so that it stops sticking the dough in your hands
Cover and leave 1 hour
Roll out the dough to a thickness of 1 cm
Using a plate as a mold with a diameter of about 10 cm cut in pieces the sheet
In each circular piece place in the center a filling of 3 tablespoons (as a small mandarin)
Fold in 4 (as a square), or in 3 (as a triangle).
Press with a fork in the corners to stick the edges
Preheat oven to 180 C
Place the flaounes in a pan for 20 minutes
In a bowl, beat one egg and brush each pastry (Flaounas)
Bake to 180 C without opening the oven during baking until they get golden brown
Tips: Optionally add raisins to the dough. Prefer free range eggs (as the flaounes becomes more reddish)
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