Bourekia are a type of pastry, made with a very thin layer of puff pastry, and are then filled with a variety of ingredients.

Sweet bourekia are filled with anari, a soft white cheese and cinnamon. They are then sprinkled with icing sugar on top.

Savoury bourekia are filled with halloumi, feta cheese, minced meat, mushrooms etc.

Traditionally the dough is cut with a glass but you can also cut it with a knife and press down the edges with a fork or with a tool which is used to cut ravioli.

The bourekia are fried in plenty of oil until both sides are golden. Then they are placed on paper towels in order to soak the oil and lastly they are sprinkled with icing sugar.

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