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delicate sweet and savory combination. The cheese mixture with the strawberry preserves is a classic combination of flavors--wrapped in phyllo dough and baked, this delightfully crispy, crunchy and creamy treat is sure to please your tastebuds.


1/2 lb. feta cheese, crumbled
1/2 lb. cottage cheese, small curd
3 eggs, beaten
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 lb. phyllo dough*, thawed
1/2 lb. unsalted butter, melted
1 jar Old Fashioned Strawberry Preserves


Combine cheeses, eggs and salt in a bowl. Stir until blended.

you need a large cutting board, a teaspoon, a brush, the melted butter, a parchment paper-lined baking sheet, and the fillo dough. Unwrap the fillo dough.

Lay one sheet of phyllo horizontally oriented in front of you on your cutting board. Brush it with butter. Run a knife down the piece of dough every two inches

Place one teaspoon of cheese mixture and 1 tsp of  strawberry jam at the end of each strip. Fold over corner to make a triangle. Continue folding from side to side till you get to the end of the strip. Place on prepared pan. Brush tops with butter. Keep repeating.

A traditional Greek recipe with some added flare

Preheat oven to 350ºF. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool briefly before serving.