Chevrette cheese fatayer

Impress your guests with this Arabic inspired pastry recipe. Perfect for an appetizer or a snack

COOKING TIME 15 minutes
Chevrette cheese fatayer

2 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour

1 1⁄2 teaspoons instant yeast

1 tablespoon white granulated sugar

1⁄2 teaspoon salt

1 cup whole milk (lukewarm)

1⁄3 cup olive oil

9 oz Frico Chevrette cheese, shredded

2 oz Frico Edam cheese, shredded

1 large egg

Some fresh oregano

Place the flour in a bowl and make a well in the centre. Add the yeast, sugar and salt. Whisk the dry ingredients then add the milk and olive oil.

Mix well until combined then knead for 5 minutes.

Cover and let the dough rest for 10 to 15 minutes.

Place the cheese and egg in a bowl.

Mix well until combined.

Divide the dough into 24 equal pieces.

Roll out first piece.

Put 1 1/2 teaspoon  of the filling in the middle and spread.

Lift one edge and press the ends. Do the same with other edges making a square shape. Repeat the same process with other pieces.

Bake in a preheated oven of 360°F, for about 15-20 minutes. Sprinkle with some fresh oregano and serve hot.