This is traditional Albanian style burek with leek, lakror me presh. It was my grandfathers favourite type of lakror.
The filling is made with cottage cheese, or ricotta which ever you prefer, leeks, feta and eggs, so simple, yet so delicious!
Prepare dough, you will need 5 cups flour, and 2 cups warm water, a 1/4 cup oil and a pinch of salt. Add to a mixing bowl and knead until forms dough, you can do this by hand in a bowl or with a mixer with the dough attachment. Allow dough to rest for half an hour. For video tutorial on how to make lakror follow this link, this will come in handy if you are not familiar with making lakror —>youtube.com
If you want to make a smaller lakror, make the dough with 3 cups flour and 1 and 1/3 cups water, a pinch of salt and a little oil. Add water or flour as needed when kneading.
During this time you can prepare the filling.
You will need 3 eggs, 2 leek stalks, 750 gr 2% or 4% cottage cheese, hand full of feta cheese.
Cut and clean leeks first, then saute in a pan with a little oil and butter. Cool slightly then add into a bowl with the eggs, cottage cheese, feta cheese and season with salt.
Prepare one half of the dough like in the video, top with filling and top with the other half of rolled out dough.
Bake at 375 to 400 degrees until golden, takes about 25 minutes or more.