Borek (Börek) is the main name of baked or fried, filled pastries made of thin layered dough variety. This name comes from the Turkish root “burmak = to twist” as it is said in the vulgar tongue “burak or burek = let’s do a twist” and finaly changed to “börek”.

With its origins in Turkish cuisine, especially as one of the most significant, have been developed by the Turks of Central Asia and after the westward migration to Anatolia, the homeland of wheat, it becomes a popular element of Ottoman cuisine. During the sovereignty of Ottoman Empire throughout the Mediterranean region, the several countries become acquainted with Borek and added it to their cuisine under recruited names from the origin.

The base of this tasty dish is “yufka = dough sheet”, in fact made of wheat flour in several variation. As the common process the dough sheets will be placed, filled between the layers with some ingredients like cheese, meat, vegetables, even some fruits and sweets like marmelade or pudding, on top optionally some seeds, sesami and / or egg yolk etc…

Many countries like Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Albania, Bosnia and other parts of former Yugoslavia, Arab countries, Israel, North African countries, Armenia, even Russia and other parts of former USSR have in their cuisine this pastry, made of with various ingredients and methods.

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Borek Cafe & Bakery

27 Sukhumvit Soi 20, Khlong Toei, 10110 Bangkok

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We would like our customers to eat healthy, tasty and different kind of pastries and cakes, desserts and cookies.

We use only real and healthy ingredients like special flour variety, natural sugar, real herbs, natural olive oil, pure butter and more.

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