I have a big project to work on this summer. It is a family cookbook for my children. I'm taking my mother's and both grandmother's recipies, photocopying them and then typing them into some kind of scrapbook. I have plans for drawings, pictures, family stories, dates, names etc. If it goes well I might send it to a publisher.
Here's a sneak peek at a page from my grandmother's cookbook.
2 large bags of spinach
2 boxes of cottage cheese
1/2 lb feta cheese
1 stick of butter
a bunch of scallions
1 box of filo dough
Cut spinach and scallions, and mix with all ingredients except butter and filo dough.
Layer 2 pieces of filo on bottom of large pan, brush with butter.
Put some spinach mixture.
Keep layering until spinach is gone and 4 or so pieces of filo remain.
Layer the remaining filo on top.
Brush with butter, especially the edges.
Bake for about 30 minutes.
No temp was given. I cook at 350-375 for 30 plus minutes. more like 1 hour, keep checking it.
The top should be flaky and golden brown.
Lots of wiggle room here.