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Akis’ mom’s cheese pie

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Akis’ mom’s cheese pie


For the phyllo

  • In a mixer’s bowl add the flour, the club soda, the sugar, salt, and beat with the hook attachment at high speed, for 5-6 minutes, until there is a thick dough.
  • Ideally, you should refrigerate the dough covered with plastic wrap, for 20-30 minutes, to rest.
  • With a rolling pin, roll out the dough into a 40-50 cm sheet. With a spoon, spread 120 g of the butter over the whole surface of the dough.
  • Cut into 10 pieces and put one on top of the other. Place the phyllo sheets on a plate, wrap the phyllo with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 1-2 hours until chilled.

For the filling

  • In a bowl add the grated gruyere cheese, the feta crumbled with your hands, pepper, thyme, the egg, and mix.

To assemble

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • Dust your working surface with flour.
  • Cut the dough in half and roll out the first piece. Make sure it is a little bit bigger than the size of the baking pan.
  • Butter a 25x35 cm baking pan and spread the first phyllo sheet by scrunching it. Make sure to crimp the edges all around the pie.
  • Spread the filling over the whole surface of the phyllo. Roll out the second dough piece and cover the filling. Make sure to scrunch its whole surface.
  • Spread 30 g of the butter with a pastry brush, and score into 12 pieces.
  • Bake for 40-50 minutes. Let it cool and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
26 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
44 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
100 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
15 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
2 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
38 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
8 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
28 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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