Recipe of the Day: Poğaça, Stuffed Turkish Bread Rolls

Poğaça is an indispensible component of Turkish breakfast. (Image Credit-Chicago Tribune)

We claim here that they are Turkish but, of course, pretty much every country in this region claims to own it: poğaça! You can buy these at every pastry shop or street vendor in Turkey. It offers you many different options with fillings ranging from minced meat and potatoes to cheese and herbs. When made … Read more

The Yummy Turkish Candied Pumpkin Dessert You will Love!

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Here today, we are standing before you with an unusual flavor Turkish recipe: Turkish candied Pumpkin dessert. (Here is a selection of our other articles on Turkish desserts). So, here is a very delicious recipe from Turkey that will make you travel into the world of sweetness. Now, get ready you all and forget everything … Read more

Ayran: The Most Refreshing and Traditional Beverage of Turkish People in Summer

Ayran is a traditional Turkish refreshment beverage. (Image Credit: Getty Images)

Here we are to introduce you to the most refreshing Turkish beverage: Ayran. Ayran is a traditional, cooling, and refreshing non-alcoholic Turkish beverage. Turkish people mostly prefer to drink ayran during hot summer months. However, you can simply come across Ayran in any season of the year in every Turkish table. Traditional Summer Drink of … Read more

Delicious Wacky Cake Recipe That Ease Your Boredom in Quarantine

The origin of this delicious cake goes back the time of World War II. (Image Credit-Fir Fathers)

Delicious wacky cake is an assertive and out-of-type dessert. This recipe is definitely going to ease your boredom during the self-quarantine. We know that you all are having some hard times because of lockdowns and self-quarantine. Further, it is quite sure that coronavirus and all precautions against the spread of the virus make us nervous. … Read more

Delicious Turkish Okra and Fresh Tomato with Olive Oil

Turkish okra with olive oil (Image Credit-thespruceeats)

Okra with olive oil (Abelmoschus esculantus) is one of those vegetables folks just love to hate. Other common names of this vegetable are gumbo, bamia, quingombo, and bhindi. Meanwhile, as an important note, this vegetable becomes a slimy mess if you don’t prepare it thoroughly. Okra is an acquired taste in Turkey, just as it is … Read more

Homemade Bread Making: Easy Recipe with Yeast

Delicious and crunchy homemade bread with yeast. (Image Credit: Castorly/Stockpaxels)

Homemade bread making is “in” and buying it from a bakery is “out” since the coronavirus has broken out. Because of concerns on health issues, many people have begun to question how healthy to buy bread from a bakery. And as people began to spend more and more time at home because of quarantine, they … Read more

Turkish Oven-Bakes Pasta: Today’s Recipe

Turkish oven-baked pasta is a delicious flavour to cook at home (image credit sabah.com)

In Turkey, we call dishes made with flour as “hamur isleri” or “dough works,”. They have always been popular in Turkish cuisine. In this, you can count everything from meat-filled dumplings, dried homestyle noodles and tasty layered cheese pies. You can make them with freshly rolled out sheets “yufka“. Because the fresh dough has been … Read more

The Guest of Every Meal in Turkey: Mixture of Vegetable and Egg — Turkish Menemen

Turkish omelette (Menemen) is a mixture of vegetable and egg.

As you all now know, breakfast is the most important part of the Turkish family meal. (You can check out our article on Turkish breakfast here.) Despite a rich culture in regional cuisine, that basic and super easy breakfast fare will surprise you. Moreover, it is a very common and standard dish all across the … Read more

Turkish Fried Mussels With ‘Tarator’ Sauce: “Midye Tava”

Mussels are plentiful in the northern Bosphorus straight and the shores where it opens into the Black Sea.

If you ever have to opportunity to visit Istanbul, Turkey’s largest city, you’ll come across a selection of delicious street foods like no other around the world. Turkish street foods are so common that you’ll find everything. There is a wide variety from roasted chestnuts, fried, spiced tripe called “kokoreç,” succulent meatballs or crispy lamb … Read more

A Recipe: “Piyaz” — Delicious Turkish Bean Salad

Dry beans are commonly famous as the 'sultans of the Turkish kitchen.'

Dry beans are commonly famous as the ‘sultans of the Turkish kitchen.’ They are a staple in Turkish cuisine where delicious recipes for fresh and dry beans abound. Meanwhile, one of the most common ways to eat beans is as a cold salad or starter, called “piyaz“. ‘Piyaz’ is a simple dish to cook at … Read more