‘This is a great way to use up bits of filo that have broken up in the fridge or freezer. The tart may not look very attractive when you assemble it however when baked it becomes beautiful, sprinkled with sesame seeds, crispy and golden.
‘If you are looking for a change from mince pies, especially to serve at the end of a meal, this date and pistachio tart is perfect to end a festive meal. You can serve it warm just as it is or with ice cream or custard’ You will need: 1/2 packet filo pastry 2 tablespoons olive oil 500g dates juice of 6 oranges or … Read More Date and Pistachio Filo Tart [Vegan]
I featured these filo cigars stuffed with ricotta on tv this week and you can find the recipe on Littlerock . Filo pastry is such a good alternative to other pastries. Did you know it contains 299 calories per 100g as opposed to puff pastry with 598 per 100g? And you need to use a lesser quantity of filo to make a crust. I … Read More Using filo
For a glimpse of life in the heart of the Mediterranean, for yellow flesh watermelons and lilac butterflies, click here ! We welcomed Minister Leo Brincat on One TV during our food segment to raise awareness to his initiative on food wastage in housholds. Together with Mary , we created an attractive dish using the previous day’s left overs and I used filo pastry … Read More Minister Brincat’s Filo Pie, yellow-flesh watermelons and lilac butterflies …
Tomatoes are in season and locally grown spring onions are very cheap in the market at the moment. I am using the Greek filo pastry given to me by Mrs Rallis earlier this week when she came to record a programme with her daughter Nina Maria who made the most wonderful dessert that I will be sharing with you later this week. But for … Read More Vine Tomatoes on filo crust
Why buy ready made sweets? Why order cakes with colorings and enhancers ? Did you know that wastage is not affordable in commercial baking and artifical raising enhancers guarantee successful beautiful cakes every time, without fail ? Did you also know that old fashioned baking is very trendy today ? !! This is a wonderful recipe for anyone in a rush, for all those … Read More Easy weekend baking… Filo Cigars with Ricotta and Pistachio
This dessert looks gorgeous and can be made quickly as you can poach the pears beforehand and keep them in the fridge overnight. I made it like a pie and it is suitable to present and serve it at the table as it looks quite amazing. I am sure that you can make individual pears in Filo in the same way if you would … Read More Pears in Filo with Egg Free Custard