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Kanafeh: Kenafeh, also spelled knafeh, Kunafeh, kunafeh, knafeh, or kunafah is a Levantine cheese pastry soaked in sweet sugar-based syrup, typical of the regions belonging to the former Ottoman Empire. It is a dessert specialty of the Levant, especially in Lebanon, Jordan, the Palestinian territories, Israel, Syria and northern Egypt. It is a first cousin of the Greek kadaifi and the Turkish tel kadayıf, künefe and ekmek kadayıfı.
- also known as knafeh, kunafeh, kunafah, Kadaif, Кадаиф, Künefe, Kunefe, Konafa, Knafah, Knafe, Kenafi, Knafeh Nabulsieh, Peynirli Künefe, Cadaif, Kunafa, Κονάφα, Κενάφε, Κιουναφέ, Κιουνάφα, Κνάφε, 庫納法
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An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture by Timothy G. Roufs, Kathleen Smyth Roufs
Popular sweets include katayef, a small sweet pancake-like pastry; kanafeh, a soft cheesy honey-soaked pastry from the West Bank Palestinian city of Nablus; hareeseh, a popular moist cake-like dessert, and the ever-present baklava·a rich, ...
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this is a well known dessert in the Arab World and Turkey, originated in the city of Nablus in the northern West Bank in the early 1400s. Made of several fine shreds of pastry noodles with honey-sweetened cheese in the center, the top layer of the pastry is usually dyed orange with food coloring and sprinkled with crushed pistachios.
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- Nablus souq kanafeh
Kanafeh at the souq in the old city of Nablus, West Bank
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In fact, reputed to be the BEST kanafeh in the world! And it was SUPER! (for the uninitiated, kanafeh is a warm, chesse-y, syruppy delicious-ness)
Nablus - Palestine.
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- Turkish Kanafeh
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Scrabble value of K5A1N1A1F4E1H4
The value of this 7-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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