Σαρικόπιτες – Sarikopites

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Υλικά

½ κιλό αλεύρι σκληρό
1 ποτήρι. νερό
3 κουτ. σουπ. ελαιόλαδο
3 κουτ. σουπ. Ρακί
½ κιλό ξινή μυζήθρα
ελαιόλαδο για το τηγάνισμα
μέλι (για το σερβίρισμα)

Η εκτέλεση στο video

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Ingredients

We prepare the dough with:
1/2 kilo (or 1.102 pounds) of flour
1 glass of water, and a litle salt
3 tablespoons of oil
3 tablespoons of raki, or vinegar

1/2 kilo (or 1.102 pd) goat cheese called mezithra

Olive oil to fry

Honey or sugar to add on top when served.

Preparation

Open a very thin line of the dough.

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Using a wooden round stick
Spray floor on top of the dough
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Roll the stick
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and press it on the table to make it thin.
This is done several times to make the dough thin and big.
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put the goat cheese
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this is the max quantity of goat cheese
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cut the dough and whirl the cordon of the dough with the goat cheese in it. The hole thing reminds of a sariki, which is an old head kerchief, and that is how they got their name (sarikopites).
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Fry sarikopites in lots of oil, put them in the oil when it is very hot to become crispy
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When you put them on the plate have thick paper to absord the oil.

Serve it with honey or sugar at preference. In Crete we offer raki together with sarikopites.

Now watch the video to see how the old lady makes them.

Μπεντενάκι Νέα Αρχαιολογικά Ευρήματα – Bedenaki Antiquities Discovered 

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Ενώ γίνονται εργασίες ανάπλασης της παραλιακής οδού της δυτικής πλευράς του Ηρακλείου, αρχικά, την προηγουμένη εβδομάδα βρέθηκαν θυρίδες για κανόνια.

Και την Πέμπτη 13/03 από το τοπικό κανάλι ανακοινώθηκε ότι βρέθηκε και παλαιοβυζαντινή εκκλησία μπροστά από την εκκλησία του Αγίου Πέτρου.

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Reconstruction work has been done in the coastal road at the West side of the city of Heraklion. Last week they found canons’ hole.

Last Thursday March the 13th local TV channel announced that they found a church. It is estimated that this is one of the first churches and it was build during the end Roman Empire or the beginning of the Byzantine Empire.