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How to properly add oil to phyllo dough
  • Remove the phyllo dough from the package and cut the tape with a pair of scissors.
  • Spread the sheets of phyllo dough out on a clean working surface.
  • Brush the baking pan with some olive oil and spread one sheet of phyllo dough in it.
  • Dip a pastry brush into the olive oil and drizzle over the sheet of phyllo dough without letting the brush directly touch the phyllo.
  • Cover with a second sheet of phyllo and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Add your choice of filling and cover with the remaining sheets of phyllo dough, following the same process as before.
  • The reason you don’t allow the pastry brush to touch the sheets of phyllo dough because they will stick together and won’t bake correctly.