Pumpkin, Fennel and Mint pies are made in Chios and in other islands with and without cheese. The second version is the one for Lenten days, when all foods deriving from animals are banned from the table. Traditionally, the fried bourekia are wrapped in homemade phylo pastry. But since making thin phylo is not an easy task, I have found that spring roll pastry can be an excellent substitute.
For 25 rolled pies (more…)