Friday, May 08, 2009

Friday's Israeli Dish: Burekas

Just looking at this photo gets me drooling.

(Image found on flickr)

You might know them as apple or cherry turn-overs, but in Israel the bakeries stuff the pastry puff with potatoes or cheese (preferably cheese) - and sell them by the pound. It's delicious. Here in the US, you might find in Hiller's frozen packages of Israeli Burekas - but they're just over priced.

Here's one recipe option.

Yet another random Israeli recipes book on amazon:

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