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Fried cheese with onions (Tiganito tyri me krotyon) Byzantine Recipe


  • 300g onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup red wine
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 150 g dry myzithra or goat cheese or haloumi, cut into 12 triangles
  • 6 slices of sandwich bread, cut diagonally (12 triangles)
  • flour for dusting
  • 1 tbsp wine vinegar
  • a pinch of dried thyme
  • salt and pepper


  • Fry the bread in olive oil until golden on both sides.
  • Wet the cheese triangle and dust with flour and fry in hot olive oil, until golden on all sides.
  • Saute the onion until wilted and add the thyme, wine, vinegar, and salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Simmer until the onions are glazed and allow to cool.
  • Spoon some onion mixture on the fried bresd and place a fried cheese triangle on top.

(serves 4)

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