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  • n. A sweet and savory pie common in Moroccan cuisine, made with an outer layer of phyllo dough around a filling made of poultry, spices, and ground almonds


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  • This reminds me a little of bisteeya, the chicken pie, that is I think Moroccan.

    Picnic Tourte and A Golden Delicious Digression

  • This is outside my home city but still in my state - this is a gem in country Victoria - a mix of Mediterranean and middle eastern flavours - a must have is the pigeon bisteeya.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • I am seriously intrigued by the bisteeya: a savory pie dusted with sugar sounds exotic and tempting.

    Cooking Club: Tapas to Meze « I HEART BACON

  • The French classic duck a l'orange is well served with a Lustau Sherry, and when feasting on sweet North African dishes like tagine and bisteeya, dry wines just don't work. -- Top News

  • Braised octopus and fire-roasted Prince Edward Island mussels are among the appetizers; entrees include curried vegetable tagine with beans, rice, and goat cheese, and a deconstructed chicken bisteeya.

    Chicago Reader


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