Life of Pie
my greek table with diane kochilas

Is there a Greek dish more iconic than Spanakopita, spinach pie? Diane follows the fillo flake trail from a New York City diner to the remote Greek countryside to explore the origins of fillo pies. She proves that making homemade fillo is a lot easier than it seems and demonstrates how to transform the flaky pastry into a classic spinach pie. We see how a traditional cheese pie is made and visit one of the oldest artisan fillo makers in Greece. Store-bought fillo is the perfect shortcut for Diane's deliciously easy chicken pie. The life of pies ends on a sweet note with a heap of torn up fillo tossed with orange custard combines to make one of Diane's most intoxicating desserts: messy orange pie. Find out how to use fillo as a base for an array of dishes, both savory and sweet. Classic spanakopita, spinach pie; Homemade fillo; Flaky chicken fillo pie; Messy orange pie; Northern Greek feta cheese and egg pie.

Episode Duration: 26 minutes and 46 seconds

Episode Number: 110

About My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas:

Hosted by chef, cookbook author and restaurateur Diane Kochilas, the 13-part culinary series MY GREEK TABLE WITH DIANE KOCHILAS celebrates Greek history and culture through food.

In the series, Diane travels throughout Greece and its surrounding islands where she showcases many of the foods that Greece is known for (olive oil, feta, honey, yogurt and more), while giving a snapshot of the country's traditions.

Then Diane heads back to her kitchen to whip up simple home-cooked meals using the ingredients she highlights in each episode, offering tips on how to cook and pair them in a traditional Greek meal.


Future Broadcast times for "My Greek Table with Diane Kochilas": (show all)

Sun, May 26 6:00 P.M. You Say Tomato, I Say Domata     NH Create (11.4)
Sun, Jun 2 6:00 P.M. Beans for Humanity     NH Create (11.4)
Sun, Jun 9 6:00 P.M. Ancient Greece for Modern Cooks     NH Create (11.4)
Sun, Jun 16 6:00 P.M. Greek Yogurt for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner     NH Create (11.4)
Sun, Jun 23 6:00 P.M. Taste the Music: The Aromatic Cuisine of the Asian Minor Greeks     NH Create (11.4)
Sun, Jun 30 6:00 P.M. Kalimera! Breakfast and Brunch     NH Create (11.4)


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