Kourou

One of my favourite ingredients is mushrooms but making a mushroom pie was out of the question as two out of five members of my family hate mushrooms. My son George also loves mushrooms as much as I do and has been asking me for quite a long time to make a mushroom pie.  When […]

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Ivy on Δεκεμβρίου 28th, 2009

Hope you all had lovely Holidays.  I cannot say the same, as we had to spend a whole day in hospital on Wednesday, after my son had a stomach virus and then on Christmas day my husband caught it as well but thank God it only lasted for a few days and they are beginning […]

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Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 26th, 2008

Making phyllo from scratch may be a little bit intimidating, not that it’s difficult to make. However, here is Greece we have a big variety of phyllos, each one different in taste and texture.  Apart from the thin phyllo everyone knows which is used to make baklavas, we have «horiatiko phyllo» which is a phyllo […]

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Ivy on Σεπτεμβρίου 19th, 2008

Kourou is a type of phyllo which I would describe somewhat like tart dough. Kourou is an unleavened phyllo, light and flaky due to the butter and yoghurt it contains. In Greece you can get many types of tyropita (cheese pie) the best of course made with homemade «horiatiko» village phyllo but you can also get […]

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