Stove Top Borek

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My first attempt at cooking something Turkish, this is a version of Borek concocted on the hob, a blessing for those like me who are lacking in the oven department. The original recipe was posted on the page of the facebook group Ex-pats Cooks Corner Turkey, a fantastic group offering a wealth of food related information and recipes, a useful resource for the ex-pat who when food shopping, only comes back with chicken and tomato paste.

Borek is one of my favourite dishes out here and I am delighted to know that I can cook a delicious version on my hob in about half an hour. Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, its like a magical, hob conjured pie. And who doesn’t love a pie.

The magic of this, as with any pie, is that you can fill it with whatever you want. I shall endeavour to…

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