The name of a specialty pastry of Turkish or Balkan origin, served fried or baked.
The paper-thin pastry is rolled, then filled with savory flavored meat or cheese. The most popular boreks are usually thin and long, shaped like a cigarette, or square, resembling a cushion. Boreks are best taken with cocktails or as an appetizer.
"Food: Borek." Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa. . Encyclopedia.com. (September 23, 2018). http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/food-borek
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