Leeks were almost completely unknown to me until adulthood. They are not a commonly used item here in the U.S., which is really a shame. I say it’s time for that to change!Continue reading Prasopita (Greek Leek and Feta Pie)
No one has ever asked me for my spanakopita recipe. No one cares if I have one. I have no problem with this.Continue reading Mom’s Spanakopita
Spinach & Feta Galette
As a child, I was not a fan of spinach, or anything that contained it, and no amount of watching Popeye cartoons could make me change my mind. Thank goodness for adulthood.Continue reading Spinach & Feta Galette
Tiropitakia (Greek Feta Cheese Pastry)
Think of them as little triangles of pure heaven. Crispy phyllo, tangy feta cheese, and a generous slathering of butter… yes, pure heaven.
Ham & Cheese Empanadas
Several days ago I gave the Old Man and the Medium Boy the task of putting in a new pond liner for our back yard. It’s hard work. I fed them these empanadas as payment.
Chilean Style Empanada Dough
Having a go-to pastry recipe is kind of like having that one pair of shoes that can work for multiple occasions: everybody needs one.