cheese filled pastry

Boyus With Spinach and Cheese

by Linda Capeloto Sendowski on July 14, 2011

Noni WAter Boyuz #4 054-41-3

Boyus or Boyuz or Boyikus are spinach and cheese filled Sephardic pastry.  I have tried many recipes and I think at least three are archived on this blog in the recipe index.  Last week when I was researching and making strudel I had a thought.  Strudel dough is essentially like philo dough.  Nona says that her mother made her own philo dough for the boyus.  You see where I am going with this.  I made two batches of strudel dough and instead of butter for brushing the dough; I used olive oil for one trial and sunflower oil for the second trial. [click to continue…]



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September 14, 2009
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Bulemas or Boyus, depending on what town your grandparents came from, are spirals of stuffed dough, baked in the oven until crisp.  Spinach and cheese filling is my favorite.  Yeast dough is stretched until, it is a long rectangle, then filled, rolled into a cylinder, sealed at the ends, and coiled into a nest.  They […]

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