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from US 1 1/2 pound all-purpose flour 1 packet dry-active yeast 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 2 tablespoons olive oil Filling 8 ounces cheddar cheese 4 ounces mozzarella 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 tablespoon crushed dried mint 4 eggs, lightly beaten glaze 1 egg, beaten sesame seeds Sift the flour, yeast, salt and sugar into a large bowl. Add the oil and enough water to make a firm dough. Knead at least 5 minutes. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise for 1 hour. Meanwhile make the filling. Coarsely grate the cheeses. Add flour and baking powder. Gradually stir in the mint and beaten eggs until you have a stiff paste. Preheat the oven to 450 F. Divide the dough into egg size pieces. Roll into 4 " discs. Put a generous tablespoon of filling in the center of each disc and spread slightly. Pull the dough up at 4 points to make a square. Press the corners together to seal and let stand 15-20 minutes. Brush with the beaten egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds over. Bake 12-15 minutes until the cheese filling has puffed up and the pastry is golden. Serve warm or cold.

Cyprus Easter Bread


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keyword: cyprus
keyword: easter
keyword: bread
ethnicity: middle eastern
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(posted November 21, 2006)

from US

1 1/2 pound
all-purpose flour
1 packet
dry-active yeast
1 teaspoon
salt
2 tablespoons
granulated
sugar
2 tablespoons
olive oil

Filling
8 ounces
cheddar
cheese
4 ounces mozzarella
1 tablespoon
all-purpose
flour
1 teaspoon
baking powder
1 tablespoon crushed dried
mint
4
eggs, lightly beaten
glaze
1
egg, beaten
sesame seeds

Sift the flour,
yeast, salt and sugar into a large bowl. Add the oil and enough water to make a firm dough. Knead at least 5 minutes. Cover with plastic wrap and let rise for 1 hour. Meanwhile make the filling. Coarsely grate the cheeses. Add flour and baking powder. Gradually stir in the mint and beaten eggs until you have a stiff paste. Preheat the oven to 450 F. Divide the dough into egg size pieces. Roll into 4 " discs. Put a generous tablespoon of filling in the center of each disc and spread slightly. Pull the dough up at 4 points to make a square. Press the corners together to seal and let stand 15-20 minutes. Brush with the beaten egg and sprinkle with sesame seeds over. Bake 12-15 minutes until the cheese filling has puffed up and the pastry is golden. Serve warm or cold.



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from Nicosia, Cyprus wrote:0  3

Yium, sounds great! Now that Easter is approaching here in Cyprus, I was looking for some delicious Easter Breat Recipes. Funny I should find one on a US site :)
Marika at Jewels of Cyprus
5 starsApril 17, 2009


 
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