Another culinary masterpiece from Greece is
the seemingly simple cheese turnover called the ‘Tiropites’.
My daughters on returning to Greece had a
number of requests and this was one of them. Although it appeared
Here’s how I made it:
Mix in a bowl:
7 oz. Feta Cheese
Take 3 or four sheets of Filo dough and slice
in half length wise. ( some recipes call for using only one sheet…
Brush the dough with olive oil – or butter- if
you like that sort of thing
…. place a spoonful of batter on a corner of the
When completed, place on a greased cookie
sheet, brush the top of the filo dough and sprinkle with a small
Bake at around 375 degrees for about 20 minutes or until golden brown.
PS. Feta Cheese can be rather strong and rugged for many tastes and mixing in another milder cheese
gives this dish a broader appeal.
Here we begin by placing the cheese rolls on the greased cookie sheet ( using olive oil)
sprinkled with some seasonings and dill
after twenty minutes they are done!
beautiful to see and wonderful to enjoy!