Peinirli with feta and yellow cheeses

Peinirli with feta and yellow cheeses
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  • For the base

  • 500 g. (17.6 oz) all-purpose flour
  • 25g. (o.9 oz) fresh yeast
  • 3-4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • approximately 300 ml (10.1 oz) warm water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • a bit of sugar
  • For the filling

  • 300 g. (10.6 oz) crumbled feta cheese
  • 200 g. (7.1 oz) edam cheese, grated
  • 200 g. (7.1 oz) gouda cheese, grated


  1. In a small bowl, dissolve the fresh yeast in a little warm water. Then add a tablespoon of flour and stir gently. Cover the bowl and place the dough in a warm place to rise for 30'.

  2. Sift the remaining flour with the salt and sugar, making a hill. Make a puddle in the center and pour into it the mixture with the dissolved yeast. Add the oil and a little more water and then start pushing the flour from the sides to the center.

  3. Knead by taking flour little by little, while pouring a little water so that you get an elastic dough that is easy to work with and doesn't stick to your fingers.

  4. Make a couple of balls with the dough and place them in bowls sprinkled with flour. Make two slits in a cross shape, using a knife. Cover the bowls with clean towels and leave them in a warm place until the dough doubles in volume. Make four peinirli -form the dough in the shape of a boat.

  5. Stir the mixture of cheeses, fill the peinirli and brush them with a little oil. Place them on a slightly greased baking sheet and bake them at 180° C (356° F) for 25'-30'. Serve the peinirli immediately after baking.