Main content

The Great Australian Bake Off

https://www.lifestylefood.com.au/recipes/24880/feta-maznik-and-spinach-and-ricotta-maznik

LifestyleFOOD.com.au

These Macedonian delights are made with feta, ricotta and homemade tzatziki. 

Ingredients

  • Pastry x2

  • 500g plain flour

  • 5g instant yeast

  • 10g table salt

  • 390g water

  • 1 big clove Australian purple garlic, finely grated

  • 250g ghee

  • Filling #1

  • 250g Australian feta cheese

  • Filling #2

  • 1 bunch of English spinach

  • 1 egg

  • 250g ricotta

  • 100g Australian feta cheese

  • Freshly ground pepper

  • Tzatziki

  • 500g Greek yoghurt

  • 1 clove of garlic

  • 1 Lebanese cucumber

Method

  • Pastry:

  • 1.

    Place all ingredients in a mixing bowl to make pastry

  • 2.

    Beat with dough hook until smooth and glossy approx 10 minutes

  • 3.

    Line bench with baking paper and dust with flour

  • 4.

    Separate dough into 3 equal portions

  • 5.

    Cover with flour and roll out into a pancake

  • 6.

    Cover with olive oil and glad wrap

  • 7.

    Allow to rest for approx 15 minutes

  • 8.

    Place on floured table cloth and stretch out until very thin

  • 9.

    Add filling #1 to half the quantity of pastry and filling #2 for the second half of the quantity

  • 10.

    Baste the top of pastries with butter and bake in hot oven approx 220C for 20-30 minutes

  • Filling #1:

  • 1.

    Crumble feta cheese

  • Filling #2:

  • 1.

    Wilt spinach, drain, cool and chop

  • 2.

    Crumble feta and ricotta, add pepper, egg and add chopped spinach

  • 3.

    Mix together

  • Tzatziki:

  • 1.

    Strain yoghurt

  • 2.

    Add grated cucumber and garlic and mix well

  • 3.

    Serve with pastries

Notes

The Great Australian Bake Off Companion cookbook is published by Hachette Australia, RRP $39.99

 

Metric Converter

Tell us what you think in the comments below

 
 

Sign Out

Click to Rate

Join the Conversation

Please note, LifeStyle cannot respond to all comments posted in our comments feed. If you have a comment or query you would like LifeStyle to respond to, please use our feedback form.

0 0 0 0 0
Average Rating
0 comments • 0 ratings