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xmelissaa

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Homemade phyllo dough it's not for those who are in a pinch. It takes quite some time, and it really taste best if you have the highest quality ingredients. I like to make it every once in a while when I have a bit of extra time and I really want to impress my friends and family. This recipe can be used for sweet and savoury dishes and I recommend using a touch of butter if you want to make it for sweet dishes. The olive oil that you use is really important, it's best to use extra-virgin olive oil that is made for cooking and not for salads and dressings. Certain types of olive oil will make your dish a little bit bitter. Please let me know if you try this out, I'm a huge fan of making things from scratch!

 

k_tsoukalas

Moderator
It can be time consuming but one gets used to it. Also, homemade phyllo dough gives the dish a special, unique quality. For me, it's the ultimate comfort food!
 

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-cook for about 20 minutes over medium heat

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