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 Hi Everyone, finally The Boreka Diary has made a full transition to a blog within the The Global Jewish Kitchen, my web site.  If you go The Global Jewish Kitchen and click on The Boreka Diary tab the site will come up.. If you hit the subscribe button  you will put your email address on a list that receives an email everytime I make a new Post.  If you are a subscriber or commentor on The Boreka Diary please switch to the new site and make your comments on the new site.  I am in the process of transfering over all the comments from this blog to the new site.  I do not sell anything.  I do not sell my subscriber list.  This is just for fun, Recipes, memories, and connecting.  Thanks for all of your attention I really love to read all your stories and comments.  Lets continue to cook together.  Regards Linda 

PS this site will stay up for a month or two.

More about Blog Update

By the way, I  just wanted to assure you all that the wordpress blog will stay up for several months yet and I promise to update both sites.  The new site is up today, but it still has some problems that I am trying to fix.  So until its perfect, I won’t abandon the wordpress site.  Linda

Improvements Comming

I have been trying to upgrade this blog for a while.  I think tomorrow we will finally make the jump to  and be able to drop the wordpress in the URL.  You wll be able to access the blog through my web site as well.  Please be patient with me for a couple of days as I am sure there are glitches that will develop.  Please hit the subscribe button again so you continue to receive notice of new posts via email.  Thanks and I appreciate all of your support in this culinary journey.

Challah Baking Video

Cheese and Potato Borekas


Consumed in great quantities, loved by all, the flaky dough and flavorful fillings beckon you to eat yet another one, the irresistible Boreka.  Borekas are usually a savory but occasionally sweet filled turnover.  There are many kinds of dough and infinite variety of fillings.  Various versions can be found in Turkey, in Israel and throughout the Middle East.Sephardic Jews or broadly speaking those with Spanish origins, from Turkey and the Greek Island of Rhodes traditionally eat Continue reading

Boreka Video

Take a look at my first attempt at a food instruction video.  It is a funny, but instructonal video showing how to make cheese borekas.  Enjoy.