Ask most non-Greeks what their favourite Greek food is and we think that a large majority of them will say spanakopita. Perhaps this is because spanakopita is so easy to pronounce, not requiring the guttural sounds difficult to articulate unless you have practiced them since birth. Although this is true, it must be more than mere phonetics. We actually think that spanakopita are so revered because they are, in a word, yummy.
Spanakopita are perfect in so many ways, and there are so many ways to prepare them. Here we have chosen to share the recipe for what we affectionately call spanakopitakia; the -kia tagged on to the end illustrating that these particular spanakopita are small and adorable. Made with store-bought phyllo, they are actually pretty easy (albeit time consuming) to make. In future posts we plan to introduce other variations of spanakopita, including those made with home-made phyllo dough. We dream about one day having a whole category of recipes called “Pitas”. No…really…we actually dream about this stuff, like, in our sleep. #losersRead more