Discover a World of Endless Possibilities with Athens Fillo Dough
CLEVELAND – November 3, 2014 – For today’s beginner baker, well experienced cook, health-conscious or budget-conscious family, fillo dough is the perfect inspiration and recipe substitute for hearty meals, healthy side dishes, unique appetizers and desserts.
Fillo dough, traditionally recognized as “phyllo,” is easy to use and can be introduced into a variety of recipes. It emerges from the oven crisp, flaky and delicious, making it the perfect base for thousands of dishes. It also contains zero saturated fat, zero cholesterol and no trans fat, making it healthier than puff pastry and refrigerated or homemade piecrust.
Athens Foods makes frozen, ready-to-use Fillo Dough sheets and fully baked Mini Fillo Shells that take the fear out of baking, so you can wow others. If you’ve never used fillo dough before, here are some delectable recipes to take your culinary skills to the next level:
- For a modern spin on recipes that use the classic ingredient of fillo dough, try a healthy take on a fun Mexican dish like Mexican Phyllo Pizza.
- Dive into making a savory seafood snack such as Salmon and Basil Pesto Phyllo Packets.
- Launch your own culinary Greek adventure, start with simple recipes for traditional favorites like Baklava and Spanakopita. The secret is in layering the fillo dough and it’s an easy technique to master. You can view these step-by-step instructional videos to walk you through the process.
- Try fully baked Athens Mini Fillo Shells to whip together easier versions of Spanakopita or Baklava.
For more recipes and tips, visit Athensfoods.com. Phyllo.com also features thousands of original recipes developed by dedicated Athens Foods aficionados. Once you start cooking and baking with Athens Fillo Dough and Mini Fillo Shells, you’ll be inspired to create your own delicious dishes.
About Athens Foods® Athens® is the world's largest producer of fillo dough and fillo products, including convenient, fully-baked Mini Fillo Shells. With more than 55 years of experience perfecting fillo, Athens® is committed to continually creating new recipes, gourmet appetizers, handmade desserts and a full array of fillo delicacies. For more information about Athens Foods® and its products, visit www.athensfoods.com, www.phyllo.com and www.facebook.com/AthensFoods, or call 1-216-430-FILO (3456).