Greek Spinach & Cheese Pie (Spanakopita)


Now that the weather has cooled off, and winter's finally here, I've been craving comfort food.  To me, nothing is more comforting than a delicious homemade pie.  Lately a week hasn't gone past that I haven't baked a pie, whether it be a savoury one for dinner or a sweet and syrupy one for dessert.  I'm pretty sure my love of pie is due in no small part to its lovely buttery pastry.  It doesn't matter if it's a crumbly shortcrust, a buttery puff, or a crispy filo pastry, I'm happy to eat them all, although my favourite would have to be puff!  Whilst nothing beats a good stodgy meat-filled pie, sometimes I feel like a lighter vegetarian option, and this Spanakopita fits the bill perfectly.

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