Feta and Spinach Borek (Turkish pastries)


borek pastries

Börek (also burek and other variants) is a family of baked or fried filled pastries made of a thin flaky pastry. It can be filled with cheese ;ike feta, minced meat, or vegetables. Most probably invented in what is now Modern Turkey, in the Anatolian Provinces of the Ottoman Caliphate in its early era, to become a popular element of Ottoman cusine. A börek may be prepared in a large pan and cut into portions after baking, or as individual pastries. T.

Börek is also very popular in the cuisines of the former Ottoman Empire, especially in North Africa and throughout the Balkans. The Northern Slavic cuisines, historically developed by people living in close contact with the Turkic peoples of Asia and Europe, also feature derivatives of the börek. Börek is also part of Mizrahi and Sephardic Jewish traditions.

Ingredients

Filo or Turkish Phyllo sheets

baby spinach

feta

parsley

salt, pepper, red chilli flakes,

red peppers,

olive oil

Method

Lay 2 or 3 sheets of pastry one a baking pan.

In the middle of the pastry place roughly chopped spinach

on top of this place crumbled feta

then season and add parsley and chilli

(chopped red peppers can be added as optional)

fold one side of the pastry over and roll in to a cylindrical shape

brush with olive oil and put in to a pre heated oven at around gas mark five for 20 mins or until pastry is browned

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