Definition of borek in English:

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Pronunciation: /bʊˈrɛk/

noun (plural same or boreks)

(In Turkish and Middle Eastern cooking) a pie of filo pastry filled with cheese, spinach, or minced meat.
Example sentences
  • Turkish cuisine is famous for its kebabs, stuffed eggplant and boreks—stuffed pastry with meat/spinach.
  • My contribution was a platter of boreks, which are Mediterranean phyllo pastries filled with a mixture of feta cheese, dill, chives, mint, parsley, toasted pine nuts, and nutmeg.
  • Every morning, the seven-month-old bakery's display case is stocked with enough buttery Turkish pastries and breakfast breads, or borek, to make the average New Yorker swear off cream cheese forever.


Turkish börek.

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