“Here they are, with all my love,
my little plates”

Enjoy an eclectic selection of mouth-watering dishes.

FLAOUNOPITA

Piquant mixed cheese pie with raisins & a hint of fresh mint to balance.
INGREDIENTS
  • 7 eggs (6 for mixture & 1 for brushing)
  • ¾ cup of butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup grated halloumi
  • 1 cup grated cheddar
  • 1 cup grated kefalotyri (use parmesan if kefalotyri isn’t available)
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves (finely shaved)
  • ½ tsp mahleb (ground)
  • ½ tsp mastic (ground)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2½ cups flour
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup raisins (seedless)
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 6 tsp sesame seeds (half for mixture & half to sprinkle)
METHOD

Beat butter & sugar until light & fluffy & add 6 eggs one at a time.
Add dry ingredients alternating with milk.
Remove bowl from cake mixer & add cheese, raisins, sesame seeds & mint by hand.
Place in well-greased baking pan or loaf tin.
Sprinkle remaining sesame seed on top & brush with a beaten egg to glaze.
Cake at 160°C for 1¼ hours or until golden brown.

NOTE:
Delicious hot or cold // Tea party material or light lunch option served with salad.