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The Red Folder

Filo Parcels – how to fold the perfect triangle

Anything in pastry sells at the canteen, so parcels of yummy, regularly appear on the menu, they sell out fast.   589 more words


Quick Apple Strudel just for two

Quick Apple Strudel 

Is it just me or does the winter season make you think of a warm pudding too?

At our house we have really tried hard to eliminate those dreadful carbs during the week day evening meals – no mashed potatoes or roast potatoes for us. 490 more words


I Love Spanakopita

Yes, I love spanakopita. However this love was not shared as in my house there lives an onion hater. Yes, an onion hater. So my love was not shared as in many spanakopita recipes onion features heavily, second only to the spinach in most. 515 more words

Filo Pastry

Autumn Berries Bumping into Summer

Normally blackberries are found growing in the autumn, but this year with all this hot weather, mixed in with regular storms, the berries have ripened much earlier. 515 more words


The Red Folder

Spanaka what?

We make this at work, the simple Greek pie sits, luring with its eggy greenness.   Customers point; what is that? I giggle and look at my colleague, ‘it’s spankapotitta, spanikapota, it’s spinach and egg filo.’ 657 more words



Food dislikes are often arbitrary. Like many children, I held both spinach and feta cheese in low regard. But folded into a crackling jacket of phyllo pastry as spanakopita? 343 more words