Cheese Filling

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Appears in
Delights from the Garden of Eden

By Nawal Nasrallah

Published 2019

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Traditionally, grated jibin Akrad (Kurdish cheese) is used to fill boureg. It is a white variety of hard cheese, which is aged and rather salty. When cooked, it becomes deliciously elastic. A combination of mozzarella, feta, and Pecorino Romano cheese will give almost the same desirable texture as well as taste.


  • 2 cups (8 oz/225 g) shredded cheese 1


  • Mix all ingredients and use as directed.