Tyropita (τυρóπιτα) meaning tyri (cheese) + pita = pie is a Greek pastry made with different cheese fillings. A classic tyropita is made with layers of phyllo, prefereably hand made but store bought is an easy but also delicious solution, which is layered and buttered or oiled. Buttered phyllo is richer in taste but if […]
These tasty cheese-filled pastries are finger foods and can be served as appetizers, mezedes, side dishes, and snacks. There are many variations on this recipe using different types of cheeses and herbs. The recipe is included in my cookbook Mint, Cinnamon & Blossom Water, Flavours of Cyprus, Kopiaste!