|Region or state||Ottoman Empire|
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'.
In Turkey, it is considered to originate in Afyonkarahisar.
These dishes are based on the same core ingredients, and have (confusingly) similar names, but are different:
- Atabay, Banu (2004). Mütevazı Lezzetler Türk ve Dünya Mutfağından Yemek Kitabı (in Turkish). Kültür Yayınları. p. 400. ISBN 975-92047-3-8. Retrieved 2009-04-27.
- Sinclair, Charles Gordon (1998). International Dictionary of Food & Cooking. Taylor & Francis. p. 185. ISBN 978-1-57958-057-5. Retrieved 2009-04-27.
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