Minced meat, onions and parsley makes a delicious filling, another one I think you’d enjoy very much. Afiyet olsun, Ozlem. Wishing you a wonderful day, We hosted a German-Turkish exchange student a couple years ago and she made this for us all the time! In Turkish ‘sigara’ means cigarette. Bakeries, street stalls sell freshly baked pogacas (plain, with white cheese, olives or with potato & cheese filling) in Turkey and with a glass of cay aside, they make a delicious and affordable breakfast or tea time treat. How long do they keep? I live abroad and this version of pogaca certainly delivers for us, especially for my children and many folks. Incidentally, there is now only one left! Brush the dough balls with egg yolk and sprinkle sesame seeds. Bake cheese filled pastry until it’s shiny and cracky for 20-30 mins. Shape the dough like a ball, place in the large bowl and cover with a cling film. You have entered an incorrect email address! Served with Turkish black tea, it will be your favorite savoury pastry. Many thanks again for your time and my best wishes, Ozlem. Merhaba Özlem hanım, could I prepare the dough a day in advance and let it rise overnight in the refrigerator? Make small balls, cover them with damp cloth and let them wait for 5-10 minutes. In a medium size bowl, stir in the crumbled Turkish white cheese or Greek feta cheese and chopped parsley and mix well. The filling is made from a blend of spinach and Pınar’s very own Labneh cheese. Enjoy neighbours’ asure Ozlem. I love the look of those pogacas – very, very appetising. :), [Marked as spam by Antispam Bee | Spam reason: Server IP] Merhaba Cali, happy new year to you too! Jul 4, 2020 - Explore Risalet Sarki's board "Turkish pastry recipe" on Pinterest. it’s been a while i’m doing some kind of turkish bread filled with feta cheese with spinach, and it’s always a success for me. Hi Tracy, very kind of you – thank you I’d be delighted if the recipes inspire, so glad to hear it – hope you enjoy the pogacas . Im sorry but this recipe tastes nothing like the buttery delicious poğaça made here in turkey… I was so excited because they look great but the taste is nothing like how they are here. And thanks for the advice on how to pronounce the name – I would definitely have got that wrong. Seal the two ends of the dough, pressing with your fingertips well. Cheese filling for borek Shaping The Borek: Take out risen dough into preferably countertop (preferable not wood) Cut into 6 pieces and make a ball. What a warm and delicious welcome. Ohhh, might have to have a try at making our own poğaça – the ones we buy never have enough filling in for us so the ones I make will probably burst everywhere! What is the best way to store these? They turned out fabulously. Turkish Semolina Halva is a fine dessert with various types, such as … Yesterday, i made again, but changing the fillings and i put the zucchini and feta cheese. Turkish cuisine provides healthy, hearty, delicious food for family and friends. © 2021 Ozlem's Turkish Table. With this recipe, i would like to try filling it up with minced meat and parsley… I would surely try this one too. Olga from Greece, Merhaba Olga, many thanks for your kind note; really delighted to hear you’re enjoying the recipes, cok tesekkurler! Shared with friends, and they were loved them, too. İrmik helvası. Before we leave we are loaded with jars and pots full to the brim – wonderful! Mmmm…looks super delicious as always, Ozlem! How lucky you are that you can enjoy fresh pogaca in Turkey. Place one sheet of phyllo on your work surface with the longer edge facing you. You can make smaller ones if you like. We’re going to make this for breakfast tomorrow. For all lovers of the pastry culture, Pınar’s Pastry Rolls with white Cheese and Spinach Filling was the first product of its type to be produced in Turkey, and offers an enjoyable, practical option for serving pastries at home. You may serve with Turkish black tea or coffee. Künefe (Turkish Cheese Pastry) - Tara's Multicultural Table Pogaca is great, you can keep them covered in a container in room temp for 3-4 days – though they dissappear much quickly!- hope you enjoy them. [Marked as spam by Antispam Bee | Spam reason: Server IP] Merhaba dear Pat; you are absolutely right and I am sure we have a connection there; when the Ottoman Empire ruled, there were lots of ethnic groups withnin the Empire and lots of culinary treasures exchanged. A cheese roll resembles a short fat cigar in shape, hence its name, ‘cigarette pastry.’ There have been suggestions of late that it ought to be called kalem böreği (pen/pencil pastry) but whether this will catch on or not, who knows. $3.49 BAZLAMA Bread- pack of 2 Large size. These delicious rolls of fresh ‘yufka’ dough filled with Turkish white cheese, similar to Feta, are good for you and your taste buds. You can order it at cafes and easily bake at home. cay, olive oil, Ozlem's Turkish Table, Ozlem's Turkish Table cookery book, parsley, peynirli pogaca, pogaca, savory pastries with feta, Turkish breakfast, Turkish savory pastries, Turkish street food, turkish tea, yoghurt. Julia, Merhaba Julia, it’s really satisfactory to make your own pogacas, and as you say, you may indulge on the filling! hello Ozlem, Künefe can be found in the various Arabic countries under various names. Do they freeze well? So delighted to hear it Charlotte, elinize saglik! Such a delicious and bountiful dish and a joy to share, enjoy yours and thank you for this wonderful note! Many thanks for the link, your piroshki looks great! I have the bad habit of measuring everything with kitchen scales as most of the measure caps have different proportions – Australian ones are different than European or US. Stir in the foamy yeast mixture and knead well with your hands for a few minutes, until the dough comes together. Hope you enjoy them as much as we did! Hi Ozlem im about to make these yummy breads again. All Rights Reserved. In a medium size bowl, stir in the crumbled Turkish white cheese or Greek feta cheese and chopped parsley and mix well. The fillings may differ. Allrecipes has more than 50 trusted Turkish recipes complete with ratings, reviews and cooking tips. Make a well in the center and stir in the yogurt and … Aşure is a dish I associate with our first moving into our building after we had just arrived in Turkey and our neighbor’s daughter came with a tray of dishes of it for the whole building. Poğaça, often sold by street vendors, are stuffed with cheese, olive or potato as well as served plain […], […] Poğaça – Turkish Savoury Pastry Makes 12 Recipe source: Ozlem’s Turkish Table […], […] Poğaça es un rollo turco suave y mantecoso que es popular en el desayuno o la hora del té. It is said the best Künefe can be found in the town of Antakya in Hatay. Add the yoghurt, mild olive oil (or sunflower oil) and the beaten egg to the flour mixture, in the middle. Thank you, Merhaba Kulsoom, many thanks for your kind note; it is very heartbreaking indeed, my heart goes for home and all the innocent souls too, wishing for peace all around the world.. Ipek Turkish Cheese Pastry " Adana Boregi " - 454g FROZEN **** deliveries : GTA only **** $10.99 Kral Kadayif - 200g. Thank you Ozlem for sharing your recipes the pogacas I made where delicious. Merhaba Sheniz, so glad to hear you enjoyed making pogacas, many thanks for sharing! My children adore pogaca and we made our peynirli pogaca, savory pastry with feta cheese together; they loved getting involved. In a large bowl, stir in the flour and salt and make a well in the middle. Though the original Künefe is thought to … Subscribe to our e-mail newsletter to receive updates. Thank you for stopping by Joy, hope these pogacas brought some delicious memories of Istanbul!:). While the dough is rising, prepare your filling. Turkish style cheese filled pastry is called “Poğaça”. I attend a German course in Switzerland and a woman brought some çiçek poğaça for us and since she cooks by sight rather than measurements I couldn’t really get a full recipe from her. Fold the circle to cover the filling to form a half moon shape. My condolences to you and all the citizens of Turkey, our thoughts and prayers are with you. I lived in Istanbul for three years and miss it every day. Called 'sigara börek peynir', these Turkish pastries filled with either cheese, cheese and spinach or minced meat. Merhaba Ozlem and happy New Year! Once the dough has risen, punch down and divide into 11 equal pieces, each about a size of a small tangerine. Let it rise in a warm place for 45-60 minutes or until doubled in size. Selamlar, ozlem. Make sure the dough covers the filling and meet the other end. Very glad you enjoyed Gul Manti; re pogaca, my version is not the really soft and fluffy one, they have a nice crunch and bite to it. Crumbled Turkish white cheese or Greek feta cheese and fresh parsley make a delicious filling. Add flour, baking powder, yogurt, cooking oil, melted butter, eggs, sugar, salt in a large bowl respectively and mix until smooth. Ozlem. […] (poh-ah-cha) is one of those recipes I had yet to learn but had wanted to try. Just to let you know, my cookery book, Ozlem’s Turkish Table is now available on amazon (kindle for US) , and signed hardback copies available at this link and delivered worldwide, if interested – with over 90 authentic recipes, stunning photos and stories from my homeland : https://www.gbpublishing.co.uk/ozlemsturkishtable, thank you for your kind note again, best wishes, cok sevgiler, Ozlem. For instance also Kapuska, Russian for cabbage and we have a meal called kapuska with chopped cabbage, minced meat, rice or bulgur – I love seeing this shared variation of food we have, my best wishes, Ozlem. But, she couldn’t figure out how to translate the recipe to leave us and only ever called it “cheesy-bready thing”. Bake in the preheated oven on the middle rack for about 25 – 30 minutes, until they are golden brown at top. I plan on making these very soon and will let you know how they turn out. Semolina sponge cake with syrupy orange slices; Portakalli Revani and New Online Turkish Cooking Class! Place the prepared pogacas, stuffed dough pieces side by side on a greased tray. Cut it, vertically, … The next day (if any left! Özlem, One of the reasons I love your blog is that you reveal the secrets in the most common of Turkish dishes (poğaça is one of our favorite breakfast treats) but at the same dishes that I’d never have the nerve to try myself. Now I see that yes, I think I can do this. Merhaba Cali, they do freeze well; I would place them on a greased non stick baking tray and reheat at 180 C/ 350 F for about 10 minutes or so, enjoy! Sophia, Dear Sophia, many thanks for your note, you may use this measurement chart if you like, hope it helps. Scrumptious pogacas, savory pastry with cheese, olives and various fillings, displayed at a bakery in Istanbul, Delicious pogacas and pastries; a favorite Turkish breakfast or tea time treat. Çok teşekkürler! Put the balls on oven tray with baking sheet. Quite some months ago I made this Bundt Börek which is a savoury pastry baked in a ring mould called a Bundt pan. And Stuffed aubergines with lentils, Mercimekli Karniyarik, Bulgur pilaf with freekeh, aubergine, tomatoes – Firikli Sebzeli Bulgur Pilavi, Regional Signature Dishes; Mains, Sides and Desserts, My Culinary & Cultural Tour to Turkey, 2009, Regional Signature Dishes; Starters, Mains and Desserts. Love the baked pastry goodness of these pogacas:) and how adorable that the kids helped make them, they really do enjoy being in the kitchen, making great food and amazing memories:) xxPeri. Preheat the oven to 180 C/ 350 F and grease a baking tray. Hi Tracy, so delighted to hear it, so glad you all enjoyed the pogacas, afiyet olsun! Ozlem Turkish Table Apron, TRT Interview and Online Classes, Online Cookery Classes coming up! Serve warm; glass of Cay, Turkish tea goes really well with these delicious pogacas. FROZEN PASTRY TURKISH SU BOREK WITH CHEESE. See more ideas about pastry, pastry recipes, recipes. Merhaba dear Amanda, thank you so much for your kind note; glad you enjoyed pogaca and it brings happy memories of Istanbul – living abroad, I know what you mean. The ever-popular Su Böreği or ‘water börek’ is phyllo dough, filled with white cheese. This one is so easy, and they looked and tasted fantastic. Turkish Cheese Filled Pastry Recipe “Poğaça” | Turkish Meals Turkish Puff Pogaca Pastry with Feta Cheese Recipe - YouTube Ah, how wonderful Alan, Asure brings folks together true to its spirit, I loved hearing your Asure ritural in Okcular – how I wished to join you all! I would let the dough rise for about 1 hour in a warm spot, near an oven or in airing cupboard, hope this helps and you enjoy making pogaca. . And do you think this dough is suitable for baking çiçek poğaça? Turkish Künefe, is a cheese pastry made in the Hatay region of Turkey. there’s a danger of bursting them out though, as you say; mind you I love seeing the filling oozing out from a pastry, in moderation glad you may have a go! thanks a lot for sharing and you know i’m always here to follow you. I tried the lovely Gul Manti which turned out wonderful and tried this recipe however my Pogaca were not soft And fluffy but were harder. And food helps us to re-connect with our roots, and this is especially important for children – they were happy to make their own pogaca : ) thank you so much for stopping by, Ozlem xx. Combine the warm milk and dry yeast in a small bowl and mix well. I am so happy to have found this! […], […] In Armenia it is used to flavour the traditional Easter bread. As for aşure, no doubt our neighbours will be knocking on the door with some soon enough… The typical ones are filled with cheese but you can use olives, mashed potato, spinach etc. While the dough is rising, prepare your filling. Yes! 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I haven’t made cicek pogaca yet I am afraid, happy to share once I make it : ) best wishes, http://dish.allrecipes.com/cup-to-gram-conversions/, Hi, I made çiçek poğaça using this recipe today and they turned out beautifully first time round! My boyfriend is from Istanbul and I have been returning to your site over and over to recreate some of the foods he grew up with, so thank you for giving me a tool to connect with his family and childhood! In Turkey, it is used for pogaca, (savory pastries with cheese or various fillings), Kandil Simiti, special bread rings with sesame […], […] love the savory pastries, pogaca and little melt-in-the-mouth mini pizzas with various fillings sold in bakeries, firin and […], […] Pogaca; Turkish savory pastries with cheese and parsley […], […] but if you’d like to try out some Turkish cuisine for yourself and your kids, you can find a great recipe here. Then come the invites and we go the rounds and do the social bit. Merhaba Raky, many thanks for your kind words, really happy to hear you enjoy the recipes, so kind of you to let me know. Thanks for reminding us! oz. Se vende simple o con rellenos de queso, aceitunas, papas, carne picada y más. Here’s also my YouTube video on how to make pogaca: Peynirli pogaca; Turkish savory treat with white cheese and parsley; great for breakfast or as a snack.I love the savoury pastries in Turkish cuisine and living abroad, greatly miss them; so pogacas, boreks, pide, gozleme frequently turns up at our table. My best wishes, ozlem. Fortunately i didnt make a large batch. It started kinda […], […] In Armenia it is used to flavour the traditional Easter bread. Looking for Turkish recipes? 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While the dough is rising, prepare the filling by mixing together all filling ingredients until well … But I made some changes to it, to fit better into my time and ingredients. Write CSS OR LESS and hit save. Healthy, Delicious, Easy Turkish and Mediterranean Recipes For the Home Cook. Thank you for this recipe. It’s also the nations favourite on the go snack along with simit. Preheat the oven to 180 C/ 350 F and grease a baking tray. I have no words again… tebrikler! Take small balls into you palm, press it into a flat circle and put a teaspoon of cheese and parsley mix, bring the edges of the dough and make a round ball. In Turkey, it is used for poğaca, (savory pastries with cheese or various fillings), Kandil Simiti, special bread rings with […]. Try poğaça (po-gha-cha) with Turkish olives, cheese and sucuk served with sliced cucumbers and tomatoes for a quick healthy bite in the morning or when you need re-up during the afternoon. In Turkey, it is used for poğaca, (savory pastries with cheese or various fillings), Kandil Simiti, special bread rings […], […] In Armenia it is used to flavour the traditional Easter bread. That blogger made cheese stuffed poğaça, but we made ours plain and it was still super […], […] used this recipe from Ozlem’s Turkish Table, but my process of shaping it is […], […] as Turkish bagels, come plain or stuffed with Nutella, an inspired melding of sweet and savory. Aquí hay una receta de la Mesa Turca de Ozlem. Let it stand for 5 minutes so that it gets foamy. Thanks for sharing! They look so fluffy and irresistible! lime, egg yolks, dark brown sugar, cinnamon stick, milk, ground almonds and 1 more. Once the dough has risen, punch down and divide into 11 equal pieces, each about a size of a small tangerine. Some börekçi places have started to use the term. I teach Turkish cooking classes in England,Turkey & USA, hope you can join us!, Baked beetroots, celeriac, carrots and green lentils with pomegranate molasses. While mixing, if the dough feels dry add some lukewarm water or milk gradually. You are very welcome Phil, glad you enjoyed the pogaca post . Food help us make and share special memories, so happy if Asure brings happy memories back – and so glad if they inspire Cok tesekkurler, selamlar, Ozlem. My homemade peynirli pogaca, savory pastry with cheese and parsley; easy to make and delicious. Place a spoonful of the filling mixture (take care not to overfill) at one side of the circle dough, leaving a little unfilled dough margin near the edges. :), Hello Ozlem! They are absolutely delicious straight from the oven, but they also keep well for a few days. My pogacas are rather chunky, like the ones you would get in bakeries in Turkey and one is enough per person. These delicious cheesy pogacas (poh-ah-cha) are a favorite breakfast or tea time treat in Turkey and we love them. Merhaba Khia, most kind, many thanks for your wonderful note – so glad, delighted that you enjoyed my pogaca recipe and got the approval from the family, no better compliment! These sound exactly like a pyroski my grandmother used to make she was Czech even the cheese stuffing is the same I wonder if there is a Turkish connection some where or all over the world we have similier foods they are delicious!!!! Hi Ozlem! Much love to you. Roll each piece into a ball, and then flatten into a round flat circle with your fingertips, about 10 cm, 4” in diameter (you can make them smaller if you prefer). Let the dough to rise in a warm place for 45-60 minutes. Merhaba Andrea, lovely to get your note – do hope you enjoy making pogaca, a favorite with us too – afiyet olsun! My partner and his family are rather good cooks and usually have comments and “improvements” for my bakes, but this got a full round of approval…for the first time ever! $3.49 Ipek Gozleme stuffed with "cheese" FROZEN ** deliveries : GTA only ** $14.99 Ipek Gozleme stuffed with "potato" FROZEN ** … Peynirli pogaca, Turkish savory pastry with cheese & parsley, ready to eat! I love reading your blog–the recipes are inspiring. Poğaça is a delicious Turkish savoury pastry bun often served with breakfast and lunch. I think I made a mistake with the dough, maybe let it sit too long as it got oily and very elastic- any tips to make my next batch better? Merhaba dear Hatice, many thanks for stopping by and your kind note; I am sorry this recipe didn’t deliver for you; you are right it is not as buttery as the ones at home – purposefully too, as we try to cut back on butter in my household for health reasons-. Turkish Cheese Pastry (Adana Su Boregi) - Best Turkish Food Pogacas, decorated with sesame & nigella seeds, ready to bake! Merhaba Davut, thank you for stopping by – I haven’t tried this way but worth a try – you will need to bring the dough to room temp and it may help rise too – would love to hear how you get on! I am sure your efforts is greatly appreciated, Afiyet Olsun, Ozlem, Many thanks for the link to my pogaca recipe, glad you enjoyed it!:). CTRL + SPACE for auto-complete. Preparation time: 20 min (+1 hour for dough to rise)                  Cooking time: 25- 30 minutes, 425 gr / 3 ¼ cups all-purpose plain flour, 3 oz./ 1/3 cup plain (whole milk) yoghurt, 4 fl. ), you can microwave them for 10 seconds or gently heat under the grill, so delicious. / ½ cup mild olive oil or sunflower oil, 5.3 oz./ 1 cup Turkish white cheese (or Greek feta cheese, if Turkish white cheese is not available) crumbled, 15 gr/ 0.4 oz./½ cup fresh parsley, finely chopped, Sesame seeds and nigella seeds to decorate. Hi Peri, they really do, don’t they? Place the stuffed dough on the greased tray and repeat this procedure with the rest of the dough pieces. When Ozlem over at Ozlems Turkish Table posted her Poğaça Recipe, I just had to try […], […] try and make this fun version on piroshki, or Turkish Pogacha ( I got the initial recipe from HERE ). It’s small comforts like this that help me feel less “homesick” for Istanbul. Can you help me find the right conversion? They are easy to make at home; make your kitchen smell heavenly and they are very popular with children, as well as adults. aşure is a big favourite of ours here in the village – every year there are great cook-ins with huge cauldrons over fires in the gardens as this wonderful pudding is ‘brewed’. Brush them with the beaten egg and sprinkle with nigella and sesame seeds. Thanks for this recipe, I always come back to it when I make pogaca! Thanks! Using Turkish yufka I wrapped up all the goodness – in this case cheese, parsley and dill and covered and soaked the pastry in a mixture of eggs, yogurt and olive oil… Combine the flour and salt in a large bowl. Merhaba Jolee, I can not tell you how much your kind words means to me, thank you very much. Turkish Borek Recipe - Crispy Turkish Pastry with Feta Cheese Flaky thin, it comes in its own tray so you can conveniently cook it in the oven in 30-40 minutes. 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