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also fi·lo  (fē′lō, fī′-)
A pastry dough layered in very thin sheets that become flaky when baked, used especially in Greek and Middle Eastern dishes.

[Modern Greek phullon, from Greek, leaf; see phyllo-.]


(Cookery) a variant of filo
[C20: from Greek: leaf]


(ˈfi loʊ)

flaky, tissue-thin layers of pastry used in baked desserts and appetizers.
[1945–50; < Modern Greek phýllo(n) literally, leaf; see phyllo-]


a combining form meaning “leaf”: phyllotaxy.
[< Greek, comb. form of phýllon]
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Noun1.phyllo - tissue thin sheets of pastry used especially in Greek dishes
pate feuillete, puff paste - dough used for very light flaky rich pastries
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Chef Ammal's version of bisteeya, an appetizer ($7) of chicken, eggs, onion and crushed almonds flavored with orange blossom water and baked inside a round phyllo pastry crust, was absolutely authentic in every detail save one: Traditionalists would have expected pigeon rather than chicken.
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Dessert was the one time where Baxevanis' modern Greek cookery took a strange turn, teaming candied aubergine with crisp rolls of phyllo pastry and a spiced cream in his rendition of galaktoboureko (Dh30).
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The Acacia honey and hints of saffron, for example, really inspired me to create my roasted peach in phyllo pastry," says Pastry Chef Martin Howard.