• 400 grm mixed plain flour(white and brown)
  • 4 tblsp olive oil
  • Cold water
  • Pinch of salt

Sift floors with salt, make whole in centre and add the oil
and enough water to make a a dough. Should not be very
hard not too soft!

Rest in fridge for 1 hr

  • Kilo of fresh spinch or frozen.
  • 2 large onions chopped
  • 3 large garlic crushed
  • Handfull of chopped capers
  • Handfull of chopped black olives
  • Anchovie fillets finely chopped(optional).


Saute lightly the onion, add garlic cook for a few minutes then add the spinach. Stir well till its all combined and spinach water is evaporated, add the test of ingredients and pepper. NO SALT.

Open pastry cut round a saucer circle, fill with cooled filling. Run a brush round the edges with water and fold till you close the filling into a small busket.
Repeat with rest of pastry and filling

Bake in hot oven till golden brown and bottom is well cooked and not soggy!

By cutting the butter out and swapping half of the white flour to brown, it makes a healthy lunch served with salad!

These Qassatat are made with half white flour and half brow flour, olive oil and water. No butter or any margarine in site.