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