Ekmek kadayıfı

Ekmek kadayıfı
Type Bread pudding
Course dessert
Region or state Ottoman Empire
Main ingredients bread
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Ekmek kadayıfı, ekmek kataif, ekmek kataifi (Turkish: ekmek kadayıfı, lit. "bread qatayef") is a [bread pudding]] dessert popular in the cuisines of the former Ottoman Empire. It is usually served with kaymak, a kind of clotted cream.

In Greece, it is known as εκμέκ κανταΐφι ekmek kadaifi and in Egypt as عيش السرايا `eish as-sarāya 'palace bread' and عيش اكمك قديف `eish ekmek qadayif 'ekmek kadayif bread'.[1]

In Turkey, it is considered to originate in Afyonkarahisar.

See also

These dishes are based on the same core ingredients, and have (confusingly) similar names, but are different:


  1. Alan Davidson, The Oxford Companion to Food, s.v. qata'if
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