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  • n. Alternative form of burek.


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  • The greek term, meaning "milk pie," actually comes from the turkish term borek, and the pastry can also be found in turkish cuisine.

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  • Around 6 I got a message from Ali (Turkey) saying that he was beginning to make borek, which is the Turkish dish Birol introduced me to a couple of weeks ago. Recent Updates

  • Appetizers include borek (filo stuffed with feta cheese), piyaz (white kidney beans, red bell peppers in olive oil and lemon juice) and lahmajun (thin crust dough topped with minced lamb and spices).

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  • The menu includes lamb and chickpea harira soup, "ratatouille-style" chakchouka with baked eggs, minced beef borek and several tagines.

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  • Michael handed her a borek and the bottled water; she snatched it from his hands, ignoring him and the gesture, and turned her attention back to the city as it whizzed by in the rush hour.

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  • Michael smiled at her as he opened the bag and pulled out two flaky borek pastries and a bottle of water.

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  • I'm so in need of a good Middle Eastern Fix right now: Muhamara, manti, borek, bisturma, lamejun.....

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  • Kate's posting on her blog about borek and you're posting about bisturma?

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  • Various kebabs and spicy borek cost just $2 to go.

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  • A few bites into the chargrilled borek meat pastry other meyhanes tend to fry them, I saw why.

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