The recipe I am making here is taken from the book vefa's but I adapted the amount of ingredients to a baking dish I have; keeping the exact proportions.
Preheat the oven 180C
A baking dish 26 cm. butter, brush and the phyllo sheets
Start by melting the butter. Then butter the baking dish
Baste the phyllo sheets with butter.
Pleat or gather the phyllo sheets
Fold into a spiral to make a flower
Put in the middle of the baking dish
Pleat the rest of the phyllo sheets and put the around the first until the baking dish is full and they make a huge flower
Baste again with butter
Sprinkle with crystal used sugar
Bake 20 mins. But in the meantime prepare the custard mixture to pour it over the hot phyllo and back to the oven for 30 mins
For the custard
Making the custard.....Heat the milk until it starts simmering.
Mix the eggs an sugar + vanilla
Add the simmering milk over the egg-sugar. Bit by bit.. Do Not make scrambled eggs
And power over the hot phyllo
Back to the oven. Bake 30 mins or until golden
Out of the oven dust with icing sugar and more cinnamon. Sprinkle some grilled pistachios(personal addition)