Mpatzina is a traditional Thessalian pie without sheet. It’s delicious, simple and delicate cake that does not require many materials and preparation time. easily eaten all day and as an accompaniment to other dishes.
The recipe for this pie has different variations depending on what area is made. Mostly the ingredients used are pumpkin, cornstarch or flour and yeast, feta cheese, butter or olive oil, eggs, milk and salt. In some recipes not squash or eggs used and thus becomes lighter. This pie is fine, not too inflated and crisp taste.
500 g. grated pumpkin
500 g feta cheese
70 g butter
100 g flour
500 ml of milk
200 ml lukewarm water
We mix pumpkin and drain, grate and slice with pumpkin place them in a bowl. Pour the mix 2 eggs, salt, pepper, nutmeg and mint if desired and mix. Then in a saucepan, heat the butter over medium heat, then add the flour, little by little milk and then water so as to create a light sauce. Just a little shake the sauce let it cool a little and then mix with the remaining ingredients we have in the bowl. Butter well a baking sheet dimensions of approximately 30 x 20 cm and bake in preheated oven for one hour to at least 180 ° C. The traditional recipe adapted to today’s kitchen adding the sauce ingredients. The result is excellent.