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Joanna Sable makes Macedonian filo with Olive That! owner Val and her mother Vasa and creates tiropita, spanokopita and prasopita


Making filo takes a ton of practice and it may not be for everyone, but if you have a friend or a family member who would like to hang out with, this is a wonderful day of communal type cooking. This always brings home the same message to me - we used to cook as a community, as a family, where stories were swapped and shared, problems solved, tears wiped and belly laughs had. Try and make something with community and see how very much fun it is. It’s time to bring back this dying art.

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