Boyoz is a Turkish pastry that associated with İzmir, Turkey, which is practically the only city where it is prepared for commercial purposes and follows the original recipe. As such, in the eyes of Smyrniots boyoz acquired the dimension of a symbol of their hometown or of their longing for it when away. The most widely preferred boyoz is plain, without addition of meat or cheese or spinach stuffings, and as cooked by a handful of master boyoz bakers in İzmir.

Boyoz paste is a mixture of flour, sunflower oil and a small addition of tahini.Frozen boyozes are easy to be shipped anywhere with spinach,