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Meet the Phyllo Fan

Esra Mese

(Esra Mese)

Esra Mese is a food photographer and food stylist based in Charleston, South Carolina.

What do you like most about phyllo?

I like how the shells and sheets turn crispy when they are baked. Also, store-bought dough makes the process very simple.

What gives you inspiration for your phyllo dishes?

As a Turkish woman, we use phyllo in one of our favorite dishes, which is called Borek. It comes in many shapes and sizes, with a variety of fillings, such as meat, cheese, spinach or potatoes.

How do you describe your overall cooking philosophy? 

I want to show the basics and classic recipes that everyone can cook at home without very special tools.

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How Do I Prevent Phyllo Dough From Drying Out?

The best way to stop your phyllo dough from drying out is by covering thawed dough with plastic wrap and then a slightly damp towel. Take a sheet of phyllo as needed but make sure to cover it as soon as possible! You’ll keep your dough nice and workable this way.

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Transform That Extra Turkey

Roast turkey and flaky phyllo are the stars of this quick and delicious turkey pot pie that is so much better than reheating leftovers.
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Wondering How Others Like to Use Athens Phyllo?

Scroll through our tagged posts or explore #feelingflaky on Instagram for a bite of inspiration. Don’t forget to share your phyllo creations too!

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