Tahinopita

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Tahinopita
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Vegan and gluten-free version of Tahinopita made with leavening
Type Cake
Place of origin Greece
Region or state Greece
Main ingredients tahini(sesame paste)
Cookbook: Tahinopita  Media: Tahinopita

Tahinopita, is a Greek cake which contains no dairy, eggs, or oil and is therefore considered vegan, making it popular during lent. Variations on the recipe include quickbread versions with chemical leaveners (such as baking soda or baking powder), yeasted versions, and phyllo layer versions.

In Greece, where the word pita is a generic word for either bread, cake or pastry, tahinopitta refers to a sweet bread roll (see tahini bread roll).


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