Tiropitakia *Savory Cheese Puffs* + Phyllo Dough Tutorial
I thought that I would provide a tutorial for the phyllo dough. It's one of the baker's best friend's!! However, since noone really shows you what to do with it, unless your born into it, lol. It can be scary!! Dont' be scared. If you love your phyllo dough, it will love you back and make you look like you fussed for hours!! Very easy pastry dough to work with once you realize you can't work with it "frozen"!!!
- 1 pkg
- phyllo dough defrosted overnight in fridge
- 1 1/2 c
- feta cheese crumbled
- 3/4 c
- cottage cheese ( i used lowfat)
- 1 1/2 Tbsp
- fresh parsley diced
- 1/2 tsp
- 3/4 tsp
- dried dill
- 1/2 tsp
- black pepper
- eggs beaten
- 1 stick
- butter (has to be butter for this dish)
In a small bowl, add your cheeses, your herbs, spices and beaten eggs. Mix thoroughly, set aside.
Take 2-3 strips of phyllo dough, baste with melted butter. Add 1tbls or so of filling.
Starting at the top right corner, bring your phyllo dough over the filling making a triangle. Flatten slightly to ensure all the pastry will have filling in it.
Place on a plate till ready to use.
The various uses of this wonderful pastry dough is next to none. You can make them savory or sweet. Fill them with whatever you would like.
I hope my tutorial has helped you... and make sure you come back and share your amazing phyllo dough recipes with us!!!