Böreks Stuffed with Meat or Cheese

Su Böreği

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Preparation info

  • To Serve

    20

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Nevin Halici's Turkish Cookbook

By Nevin Halici

Published 1989

  • About

Layers of wafer-thin dough spread with butter form a sandwich around a meat or cheese filling. Like baklava, börek is baked in a large flat tin and divided into portions.

Su böreği is the most famous and one of the best böreks. The kind available from a market stall is often rather stodgy, whereas the homemade version is deliciously light, prepared the way described below. Su böreği cooked on a blackened brazier, using oak wood charcoal as in Konya homes, has a unique taste not to b