Discover this savory Sini Beurek and other international recipes at Salpy’s International Kitchen food blog, adapted and tested by Salpy Rozario. Beurek (burek, börek, or boreg) is a classic part of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern appetizers or meze. Beurek is a traditional staple in many Armenian households, and is considered the Armenian version of the Greek tiropita and spanakopita. (There are many tiropita variations too, the traditional version contains feta cheese, eggs, homemade phyllo and olive oil.) Beurek come in several versions, using different kinds of doughs and cheeses. Versions are as diverse as the family recipe, cookbook, or region of the world, and they can be filled with meats and savory or sweet fillings. This filling contains with two types of cheese, onions and parsley.
1 pound package phyllo dough (bring packaged phyllo to room temperature before opening and using)
1/2 pound butter, melted
1 teaspoon sesame seeds
1 teaspoon nigella seeds, optional