Semolina Helva with Pine Nuts | Traditional Turkish Dessert

Semolina Helva with Pine Nuts | Traditional Turkish Dessert

Semolina Helva, or helva in general, (as it’s known in Turkey — halvas in Greece, halva in the Middle East, and halwa in India and Pakistan) is a group of desserts based on either starch like flour or semolina, or nuts like sesame seeds. Yet, the dessert is one of the most traditional Turkish desserts and it is…

Corn Souffle Recipe: How to Cook & Make Corn Souffle Recipe

Corn Souffle Recipe: How to Cook & Make Corn Souffle Recipe

As our followers, you are already familiar with some of the famous members of Turkish cuisine. Corn souffle recipe is not among them, yet once you try, you will love its taste. The “Souffle” word, by the way, is derived from French. So, the word souffle, which originally comes from French, means “delicious” in English….

The 13 Best Burgers in Istanbul That You Will Truly Love!
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The 13 Best Burgers in Istanbul That You Will Truly Love!

You are burger addicted, yet you don’t know where to find the best burgers in Istanbul? You wake up late in the night and screaming out for a delicious burger with crunchy fries? It is completely fair now that you are a big fan of a yummy burger and look for a place for the…

New Trend in Turkish Cuisine II: Lahmacun (Turkish Pizza) with Fish in the Same Wrap

New Trend in Turkish Cuisine II: Lahmacun (Turkish Pizza) with Fish in the Same Wrap

Following our first article as first of “New Trend in Turkish Cuisine” serial, today we are before you again. We are about to share a new recipe that will whet your appetite! Have you ever heard of “Lahmacun with Fish”? So, this is what you are going to learn today! (But before that, do not…

A Perfect Recipe to Try Against Winter Cold: Potato & Broccoli Soup Recipe

A Perfect Recipe to Try Against Winter Cold: Potato & Broccoli Soup Recipe

Winter is on our doors knocking via its cold and winds. People, therefore, are seeking both healthy and delicious recipes amid COVID danger and seasonal factors. So, we thought that would be great to share our special potato & broccoli soup recipe. As it is not only a healthy flavor to taste and try but…

New Trend in Turkish Cuisine I: Lahmacun (Turkish Pizza) and Adana Kebab Meet on the Same Plate

New Trend in Turkish Cuisine I: Lahmacun (Turkish Pizza) and Adana Kebab Meet on the Same Plate

Today, we are before you with a recipe, or better to say a “trend”. That will both lick your chops and you will eagerly want to offer yourself a plate. What we are talking about is the surprising meeting of the two of the most popular members of Turkish cuisine. So, hold on to your…

Turkish Fried Feta Rolls, or “Cigarette” Pastries

Turkish Fried Feta Rolls, or “Cigarette” Pastries

In Turkish cuisine, “meze” is a group of foods served as a series of appetizers or starters before the main course arrives. If you’re dining out, “meze” dishes are often so plentiful and delicious, they end up overshadowing the rest of the meal. So, Turkish fried feta rolls are definitely one of them! You can…

Delicious Turkish Lemonade or “Limonata” Recipe

Delicious Turkish Lemonade or “Limonata” Recipe

Have you ever heard of lemonade that is not sour? Take a sip of Turkish lemonade and you’ll be surprised at its refreshing lemon taste without the sourness. The lemon rinds and sugar are either rubbed together or cooked before they are mixed with the lemon juice. This leaves you with a smooth, sweet lemonade…

Best Turkish Wines both Red and White to Taste and Enjoy
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Best Turkish Wines both Red and White to Taste and Enjoy

When you think about wines, the best wines, in the world, Turkey and Turkish wines are not among those you think of. The first two that would probably come to mind would have been French and Italian wines, which is fair enough! Nevertheless, Turkish wines are more valuable than it is praised. But unfortunately, because…

Turkey’s Fish Sandwich (Balık Ekmek): The Popular Street Food of Istanbul

Turkey’s Fish Sandwich (Balık Ekmek): The Popular Street Food of Istanbul

Turkey and Istanbul, of course, has a lot of memorable experiences for visitors. So certainly, one of those is to enjoy a fish sandwich (balık ekmek in Turkish). While enjoying your fish sandwich, you may also enjoy Bosphorus. What a perfect match! You can also take a look at our Best 25 Turkish foods list which…