YOUR PERFECT EASTER MENU
Feed family and friends with this impressive, but simple, Easter feast.
This delicious selection of recipes, including a yummy chocolate dessert, makes light work of feeding a holiday crowd.
CHEESE & ONION FILO PASTRIES MAKES 30 PREP 30 MINS COOK 30 MINS
2 tbsp olive oil, plus extra to brush 4 red onions, finely sliced
1 tsp dried mint, plus extra to sprinkle 3 cups grated pecorino
200g haloumi, finely chopped
3 eggs, lightly beaten
ONE Preheat oven to 220ºC. Line two baking trays with baking paper.
TWO Heat oil in a large frying pan on medium. Cook onion and dried mint, stirring, for 10-15 mins, or until onion begins to caramelise.
THREE In a large bowl, combine pecorino, haloumi, egg, cream and fresh mint. Add cooled onion and season to taste.
FOUR Place a half-sheet of filo on a clean work surface. Fold in half lengthways. Brush 1/3 cup cream
1/3 cup finely sliced fresh mint 15 sheets filo pastry, halved lengthways marinated olives, to serve
with a little olive oil. Place a heaped tbsp of cheese mixture at end closest to you, leaving a 2cm border. Fold over to form a triangle, continue to fold until end of pastry. Place on tray. Repeat with remaining filling, pastry and oil.
FIVE Brush tops with oil. Sprinkle with extra dried mint and salt. Bake for 12-15 mins, or until golden brown. Serve with olives.
Top tapas Serve these as part of a mezze platter, with marinated vegies and cured meats. 60 MINS