• 2 teaspoons yeast
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Pinch of sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 10 ounces creamy Brazilian cheese
  • 1 3/4 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 7 ounces ham, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 egg yolk


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, add yeast, olive oil, water, milk and a pinch of sugar. Stir to combine. Add flour and salt. Mix to form dough. Cover bowl with a clean kitchen towel and set aside to let the dough rest for 30 minutes.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix the creamy Brazilian cheese, mozzarella, chopped ham and oregano. Set aside.
  4. Place the dough on a floured surface, and knead by hand. Roll out the dough with a rolling pin, and cut out circles approximately 2 inches in diameter.
  5. Top each circle with a mixture of ham and cheese, then fold it in half and half again.
  6. Place them side by side in a circular baking dish, and brush with egg.
  7. Place in oven for approximately 25 minutes or until golden brown.