Tag Archives: feta

Cheese Pie with Homemade Filo Pastry

Disclaimer: This was my first attempt at making filo pastry.

Result: Very satisfying!

I chose to use the pastry for a cheese pie. Surprise 1.

And I used feta cheese. Surprise 2.

Oh, come on, there is no surprise here. I am Greek. Cheese pie is a huge tradition for us. It’s our breakfast, lunch and dinner. And I don’t think I need to actually explain why I used feta.

Because it rocks and rules. That’s why!

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What I’m cooking today {Still here!}

It’s been so long since my last post and I feel terrible about this. I can assure you it’s not because I’m lazy or anything, but I’ve been busy working/traveling/hosting Sunday lunch! The latter is actually taking place today and there’s a cooking fever in my kitchen!

My friends from work are coming over for lunch, and feeding friends is very close to my heart (as you may know.. I mean check the blog name.. or the About me section..)! 🙂

So, what am I cooking?? Surprise, surprise: PLENTY!

Let’s see:

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Cake with Feta, Olives & Walnuts {+An Award}

Do you know Rachel Khoo?

Well, I didn’t. Until a friend of mine introduced me to her awesome BBC show called “The Little Paris Kitchen”.

And then I was immediately hooked. Gorgeous, delicious recipes, cooked and explained beautifully, and with a reasonable amount of ingredients. Always a key factor when you return from work at 20.00!

The first recipe (out of many that I’ve bookmarked!) that I decided to try is a savory cake. And it was super-duper delicious!

I used the basic cake batter recipe, but changed the filling ingredients to match better my husband’s taste. Can’t complain though.

The cake ended up having an amazing Greek-style flavor and our home was smelling like… well, home. 🙂

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