That was a pretty heavy weekend. After the Rugby on Saturday night, I was in need of some serious feeding by Sunday evening. This fat spinach pie, a bastard remix of Bulgarian Banitza and Greek Spanakopita, hit the spot.
- 1kg spinach, washed
- 200g feta cheese, crumbled
- 200g butter, melted
- 2 eggs, beaten
- Sheets of filo or similar ready-to-cook pastry
- Preheat the oven to 180C/Gas Mark 4. Wilt the spinach in a pan and drain well, then layer a well-greased dish with a third of the spinach, cheese and melted butter, covering with a layer of pastry. Repeat twice, then pour over the beaten eggs (could have done with more than two, to be honest), and make sure they’re spread evenly and soak in a little. Then pop in the oven for 30-40 minutes, until lightly browned on top.
A real treat, and a fine restorative. Anyone want to share their hangover cures?