Peinirli (pronounced peeneerlee). This dish was brought by the Greeks who lived by the Black Sea and had to emigrate to Greece almost 100 years ago. It is a boat-shaped bread with a buttery-cheese filling.
This light cake is traditionally eaten at Easter and the red painted hard-boiled egg that it is placed in the centre is an indication of this. When making at any other time of the year however, it is optional whether or not you have the red egg for decoration.
This is a bit different from the Olive Bread that we posted previously, in that it is a lot flatter and the olives are on top rather than inside. It's a lovely accompaniment for a meal and especially to dip in your salad with olive oil!
This a lovely bread with Greek feta cheese. It's a wonderful accompaniment for any dish, but especially for Greek Bean Soup - Fasolada - along with olives. It's light, but tasty and nutritious and if you've never eaten it, do try it - I'm sure you'll love it!
How to make your own pitta bread. Pitta Bread can be found in shops all over the world, but it's so much nicer (and cheaper) to make your own! Try this recipe and use the Pitta bread with whatever you want.