How to make Maznik (mahz-neek). This is a traditional Macedonian handmade pastry filled with crumbled white cheese, similar to feta. Before baking, we place a coin underneath the Maznik and when done, each family member is cut a slice. Before removing the slices, the tray with the Maznik is spun three times and the person that gets the slice with the coin underneath it, has a year of Good Luck! <> http://diethood.com/spin-the-pastry-happy-new-year/
MOUSSAKA (MUSAKA) There are plenty of moussaka recipes, this one is simple and I use it very often to prepare one of the most delicious Balkan foods. Mainly it is prepared with potato slices and minced meat.