Questions and answers

Where do I find phyllo sheets?

Where do I find phyllo sheets?

Phyllo can be made and bought fresh (never been frozen) at many Greek and Middle Eastern markets, and it is available in frozen form at most large markets.

Where do you find phyllo shells in the grocery store?

Phyllo is usually located near the pie crusts and puff pastry, in narrow rectangular boxes. If your local grocers don’t stock phyllo, larger chain stores — such as Kroger and Wal-Mart — almost always do.

Does Walmart sell phyllo?

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Is puff pastry the same as phyllo sheets?

Sure both are many layered (unlike the traditional pâté brisée that we use in so many of our recipes), but puff pastry and phyllo are not interchangeable. If you compared the two, phyllo would look like a sheaf of tissue paper while puff pastry would seem much thicker, more like regular pastry dough.

How many sheets of phyllo dough should I use?

Phyllo dough is usually found in the frozen food section, either in flat squares or in rolls. One package contains dozens of paper-thin sheets of phyllo. Most preparations use 5 or more of these sheets stacked together. These sheets can become gummy if too damp or brittle if too dry.

How thick is a sheet of phyllo dough?

These organic sheets measure 13″ x 18″ and are somewhere between a # 4 and a # 7 in thickness – with approximately 16 sheets per box.

What are phyllo shells?

Light, flaky layers of dough are formed into mini pastry cups, then fully baked and frozen fresh. Fast, versatile and easy to use, Athens Phyllo Shells are ready to fill with sweet or savory ingredients — try hummus, pimento cheese, pudding, dips, or fresh fruit — the possibilities are limitless.

Do Athens phyllo shells need to be refrigerated?

Phyllo must be completely thawed and at room temperature for best results. Unopened phyllo has a refrigerated shelf life of 4 weeks thus it can be on hand and ready to use whenever needed.

Is filo dough refrigerated?

Does Trader Joe’s sell phyllo dough?

Phyllo dough comes and goes seasonally in the freezer section at Trader Joe’s. Crisp, flaky layers of super-thin phyllo dough, filled with sweetened chopped walnuts and drizzled with a honey syrup – yum!

Which is healthier puff pastry or filo pastry?

Puff or flaky pastries, used in meat pies, have double that quantity of fat – and it’s not usually heart-friendly fat. Filo pastry has a huge health advantage because there is no fat in the mix. The end product still presses all the pie buttons while being much better for our health and waistlines.

Can you brush filo pastry with olive oil?

Brush the baking pan with some olive oil and spread one sheet of phyllo dough in it. Dip a pastry brush into the olive oil and drizzle over the sheet of phyllo dough without letting the brush directly touch the phyllo.

Where can I get a package of phyllo dough?

Phyllo can be found fresh in many Greek and Middle Eastern markets, and in the frozen food section of most grocery stores, with alternative spellings of ” filo,” and “fyllo.” It comes cut into large sheets that are rolled into a compact package of 20 to 25 sheets.

How big is a bag of phyllo crisps?

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What to do with thawed phyllo dough sheets?

Remove the thawed phyllo from the package and unroll the sheets. Cover the unrolled phyllo with a sheet of waxed paper covered by a damp towel to keep it moist. It dries out very quickly. As you remove one sheet at a time, cover the remainder. If you tear a piece of phyllo by mistake, don’t worry.

How long can you keep unopened phyllo dough in the oven?

Phyllo dries out quickly. So once the dough is unwrapped and unrolled, cover it with plastic wrap, then a damp kitchen towel. Work with one sheet at a time and keep the other sheets covered. Preheat the oven as directed. Refrigerate unopened phyllo dough for up to 3 weeks or freeze for up to 3 months.