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noun as in pastry

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Pick up the first three or four sheets of phyllo in a stack and lay them, oil side up, in the pan, allowing one narrow end to cover the bottom of the pan and the other end to climb up the side of the pie plate and hang over the edge.

Working quickly, gently brush the top sheet of phyllo with some of the oil.

If you don’t have phyllo, or are gluten-free, you could certainly bake the filling in a greased pie dish and serve it like a crustless quiche instead.

Take a more layered approach by adding phyllo dough to your kitchen staplesIf you’re not used to having phyllo on hand, you should to consider it.

Lay one sheet of phyllo on the pan and place each additional sheet on top at different angles to create a starlike shape.

Place the stack of phyllo dough sheets on a cutting board and cover it with a slightly damp towel.

Cut the phyllo in half crosswise to make two (7 × 8½-inch) rectangles.

Place one sheet of phyllo on the board, brush it with butter, and sprinkle it with ¾ teaspoon of bread crumbs.

The phyllo cooks until golden, crisp, and flaky, and the cheesy spinach filling is addictive, to say the least.


On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to phyllo, such as: bread, cake, croissant, doughnut, pie, and dainty.

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