Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Traditional Bulgarian Pastry (Banitsa)

You need:
1/2 pack of filo dough
3 eggs
1/2 lb Bulgarian cheese (or feta cheese)
3 tablespoons butter, 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 plain yoghurt, ½ cup carbonated water
Mix the crumbled cheese, plain yogurt, eggs and the carbonated water together. Melt the butter in a cup. Butter the bottom of a casserole pan. Lay 3 sheets of filo  dough  together. Spread some butter. Lay the feta cheese mixture on top. Lay another 3 sheets, spreading butter again. Repeat until all mixture is used. Use the vegetable oil for the top layer.Bake in the oven until golden (about 30 minutes on 350 F).
|About Banitsa:

Bulgarian Banitsa is traditionally eaten at breakfast with yogurt. There are several varieties which include banitsa with spinach, banitsa with milk, banitsa with pumpkin

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