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Spinach Pie a year later–“Spanakopita”

March 2, 2013

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A quote from the current family movie obsession—when Ezma is about to kill Kronk– “I never liked your spinach puffs. Never.” About a year ago, when I blessedly found myself with more free time and mental space, I made spanakopita. This time around I somewhat accidentally found myself looking at a box of phyllo dough, […]

Pastries of Greece: Spinach Phyllo Pies, or “Spanakopita”

March 6, 2012

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Reading a bit about the history of these pastries; it turns out they belong to the burek family of pastries; and they are often filled with ricotta rather than feta, which is cheaper. Or other kinds of wet cheeses such as cottage cheese. Interesting, since in my head I had wanted to use ricotta initially, […]