kunefe


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ku·nef·e

 (ko͞o-nĕf′ə) also kna·feh (knä′fə)
n.
A sweet dish of Middle Eastern origin consisting of a layer of cheese baked between two layers of crispy pastry threads and drizzled with perfumed sugar syrup.

[Arabic kunāfa and Turkish künefe (Turkish, from Arabic), from Arabic kanafa, to flank, surround, provide with an enclosure; see knp in Semitic roots.]
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Delectable desserts such as baklava and kunefe prepared in the original way round out the experience.
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Others participating will be Corum, known for the roasted chickpea called Leblebi, and Hatay, home of the cheese desert, Kunefe.