Yafawi sfeeha “spiral meat pies”

Chef in disguise

The July Daring Bakers’ Challenge was brought to us by Manal from Manal’s Bites. She introduced us to an authentic Palestinian dish from Java that is served as a main meal along with a bowl of soup or a salad. The “Yafawi Sfeeha” or also known as “Milwayeh” which means twisted, is crispy yet tender and full of flavor.  

Sfeeha is a popular middle eastern meat pie usually prepared through out the Levant in the form of minced meat topped flat bread. You can serve sfeeha as a main meal, a snack or a party appetizer depending on your preference and the size you make them.

Spiral meat pies

Yafawi Sfeeha is Arabic for meat pies from Jaffa (a city on the cost of Palestine). What sets these meat pies apart is their distinctive spiral shape and the fact that they are prepared from an unleavened dough.Although meat is the most popular…

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