Pastry Turnovers

Preparation info
  • Makes about


    Small Turnovers
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Cucina Ebraica: Flavours of the Italian Jewish Kitchen

By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1998

  • About

Buricche, sometimes spelled burricchi and also called pasticci, are highly popular in Sephardic cuisine, where they are called borekas. If the name seems familiar, it is because these filled pastries are related to the well-known Turkish borek. The dough can be either a simple one or one that results in a rich, layered flaky pastry. As you can buy puff pastry, I have given you just the recipe for plain oil-based dough. You also can make these with a pasta frol