Croissants is not one of the building blocks of Greek culinary culture. However, in the…
The origins of bougatsa are traced back to Byzantium. The Greek migrants who fled away from Constantinople in 1922 after the Greco-Turkish War introduced bougatsa to Greece; Serres and Thessaloniki at the north of Greece were the first cities to become acquainted with this delicacy. Soon bougatsa “conquered” the entire country and became one of the most popular and favorite street food of the Greeks.
Like spanakopita, tiropita is also a savoury Greek pie encased in a filo crust, however instead of a spinach, herb and feta filling, tiropita is filled with a mixture of cheese and eggs.