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Herb and Fetta Filos Rolls

My potted herb garden is flourishing in the Brisbane humidity. The pots of chives and parsley I shifted from Melbourne. I cut them right back, then they were wrapped in … Continue reading

October 22, 2015 · 23 Comments

Filo Triangles with Spiced Lamb

Greek style spinach triangles made with added feta and/or ricotta cheese were a popular finger food when I was cooking for functions in the 1990s, a tasty vegetarian menu option … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment


When I was a kid, my Mum supplemented the family meals with home grown veg. ┬áMelbourne winters in the 1950s and 60s were cold, no snow, but frequent frosts. Not … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · 2 Comments

Popeye’s envy – Spanokopita, both large and small

My hometown Melbourne has the largest Greek population outside Greece, in fact, my neighbourhood was dubbed little Athens in the 1960s. The “spinach filo pie” is frequently the predictable vegetarian … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · 2 Comments