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Bourekia is a type of fried or baked pastry made with flaky homemade phyllo and filled with a variety of ingredients.  It can be either savory or sweet, so apart from the minced meat we usually make in Cyprus, they can be filled with cheese, like anari, halloumi or feta, halvas, spanakopita filling,  mushrooms, etc.

You kind find similar pastries all over the world such as borek, empanadas, calzone, samosa, turnovers, each country having its own filling.

The Cypriot recipes for bourekia are included in my cookbook Mint, Cinnamon & Blossom Water, Flavours of Cyprus, Kopiaste! as well as in Volume 2 of the e-cookbook.


Kopiaste and Kali Orexi,

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  1. […] and added some feta for the rest of the family.   As you may see on the table I also made some Bourekia with Mushrooms apart from the main meal.  I cook more than three different recipes daily so it is impossible for […]

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