Homemade Filo Dough

You can use this dough for all of your pies.


  • 5 cups plain white flour
  • 5 spoonsful oil
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • A little salt
  • 2 spoonsful vinegar


  1. Keep back part of the flour for flouring the pastry board on which the pastry will be rolled out.
  2. With remaining flour combine the oil and add the salt along with the vinegar and water. Knead well and form dough into a ball.
  3. Allow the dough to stand for about 1 hour in a cool place.
  4. On a very well floured surface roll out the dough into a flat sheet as thin as desired.

Source: Lior's Kitchen Talk