Fried Cheese Bread

Tiganopsomo me Tiri

Preparation info
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Appears in
The Foods of Greece

By Aglaia Kremezi

Published 1993

  • About

I tried this delicious bread in a village in the mountains of the Peloponnese some years ago. Stopping at a small coffee house, I spotted a woman in the back shaping her loaves to let them rise. I noticed that she kept a piece of the dough the size of a fist. I asked what she was going to use it for, and she explained that she would make Tiganopsomo for her grandson.

The woman used grated onion mixed with oregano and parsley to top the bread before adding the goat cheese. As