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Peinirli

Peinirli, a Pontian delight brought by refugees in the interwar period. Boat-shaped open pie, baked like pizza, filled with yellow cheese, cold cuts, eggs, and veggies.

Greek ‘Peinirli’ is a long narrow open pie in the shape of a boat

Peinerli is a traditional specialty of Pontian cuisine that came to Greece during the interwar period (1925-1940) from refugees. Peinirli is a kind of long narrow open pie in the shape of a boat, which is baked like pizza and inside it contains basically yellow cheese, to which can be added cold cuts, eggs and vegetables of various kinds.

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