This traditional savoury pie makes the best snack for school or work. Feel free to mix and match whatever cheese you have on hand – we recommend a combination of white soft or hard cheeses, any mix can work. If you prefer to keep things traditional, this recipe works with feta cheese.
Serves: 1 baking pan 30×40 cm Prep. time: 15′ Cooks in: 1: 15′ Ready in: 1:30
700 ml water
480 ml fresh milk full fat
340 ml sweet tarhana
2 eggs + 3 whites
250 g feta cheese
100 g graviera cheese, grated
5-6 fresh thyme sprigs, finely chopped
butter and fine breadcrumbs for the dish
In a medium pot bring water and half milk to a boil. Stir in tarhana with a wooden spoon continuously until all liquid has evaporated, on medium to low heat.
Preheat oven at 180C/fan. In a bowl beat remaining milk with eggs until well combined. Add feat cheese crumbled, graviera cheese, thyme and season with salt and pepper. Stir in tarhana until well combined.
Butter a baking dish 30×40 cm and sprinkle with breadcrumbs. Transfer egg mixture, level the surface and bake for 1 hour until it thickens and surface has nicely browned. Allow to cool for 15 mins before serving.
Και η συνταγή στα ελληνικά: Τραχανόπιτα με φέτα και μυρωδικά