Künefe or kanafeh or kunafeh or kunafah or ... I don't know any other names of it.. But basically it's sweet pastry made from wiry kadaif filled/ layered with unsalty soft cheese and soaked in sugar syrup. Served hot or room temperature. Künefe is popular from Turkey and from some Mediterranean countries (as a former Ottoman Empire). #kunefe #kunafah #kunafeh #telkadayif #turkishsweets #turkishdessert #turkishfood #mediterranean #turkishdelight

Künefe or kanafeh or kunafeh or kunafah or ... I don't know any other names of it.. But basically it's sweet pastry made from wiry kadaif filled/ layered with unsalty soft cheese and soaked in sugar syrup. Served hot or room temperature. Künefe is popular from Turkey and from some Mediterranean countries (as a former Ottoman Empire). #kunefe #kunafah #kunafeh #telkadayif #turkishsweets #turkishdessert #turkishfood #mediterranean #turkishdelight

Kunafe Nablusia, the sticky pastry made of gooey sweet cheese sandwiched between layers of shredded kunafe pastry

Kunafe Nablusia, the sticky pastry made of gooey sweet cheese sandwiched between layers of shredded kunafe pastry

This may not be certified “authentic” cheese kunafa, but it might just become your new favorite! A simple trick keeps the cheese filling from hardening even after it cools.

Mozzarella Cheese Kunafa

This may not be certified “authentic” cheese kunafa, but it might just become your new favorite! A simple trick keeps the cheese filling from hardening even after it cools.

This recipe breaks some cheese Kunafa-making rules, but the result is one of the best you’ll ever have! A simple trick keeps the cheese filling from hardening even after it has cooled down.

Mozzarella Cheese Kunafa

This recipe breaks some cheese Kunafa-making rules, but the result is one of the best you’ll ever have! A simple trick keeps the cheese filling from hardening even after it has cooled down.

A Middle-Eastern favorite and a month of Ramadan tradition. This variation of Konafa is made from crunchy shredded phyllo pastry, sandwiching a creamy, pudding-like filling, and soaked with vanilla scented simple syrup. This cream-filled konafa means a lot more to me than just a ridiculously good dessert. It’s been there for EVERY first day of the...Read More »

Classic Cream-Filled Konafa

A Middle-Eastern favorite and a month of Ramadan tradition. This variation of Konafa is made from crunchy shredded phyllo pastry, sandwiching a creamy, pudding-like filling, and soaked with vanilla scented simple syrup. This cream-filled konafa means a lot more to me than just a ridiculously good dessert. It’s been there for EVERY first day of the...Read More »

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