Feta cheese brik

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Appears in

Old Food

Old Food

By Jill Dupleix

Published 1998

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Something like a large, flat, failure of a spring roll, a brik is a Tunisian pastry, traditionally made from skin-thin sheets of warkha pastry which take centuries to learn how to make. A packet of Asian spring roll wrappers from an Asian food store freezer, on the other hand, takes only minutes to learn how to open. Hopefully.


  • 4 large spring roll wrappers
  • 1 cup feta cheese
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped


Remove wrappers from freezer 10 minutes prior to cooking. Mash feta cheese with parsley and coriander. Heat oil in a wok or frypan to 2.5 cm (1 in) deep. Mix salt, pepper, coriander and cumin in a small bowl.

Place one spring roll wrapper on workbench. Dip finger in cornflour mixture and ru