Stuffed vegetables with sour vulgur.
Boureki from Chania
Stuffed vegetables are a food so notorious that no recommendations are needed, generally eaten in the Balkans and the East, often accompanied by stuffed vine leaves, and/or stuffed zucchini blossoms, often cooked with minced meat in the filling, but here we will see the version with sour vulgur, called “ksinohodros” in Crete, which is a […]
“Kolokithoboureko” or Boureki from Chania. The word boureki comes from the Turkish börek which can be translated internationally as “filled pastry”. Small variations of this word are used by most Balkan countries to describe their respective pies. So our “kolokithoboureko” is a delicious zucchini pie, which is primarily found in Chania. It’s prepared in many different ways throughout […]