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

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…

Delicious Wacky Cake Recipe That Ease Your Boredom in Quarantine
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Delicious Wacky Cake Recipe That Ease Your Boredom in Quarantine

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….

Delicious Turkish Okra and Fresh Tomato with Olive Oil
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Delicious Turkish Okra and Fresh Tomato with Olive Oil

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…

Homemade Bread Making: Easy Recipe with Yeast
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Homemade Bread Making: Easy Recipe with Yeast

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…

Turkish Oven-Bakes Pasta: Today’s Recipe
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Turkish Oven-Bakes Pasta: Today’s Recipe

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…

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

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…

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

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…

A Recipe: “Piyaz” — Delicious Turkish Bean Salad
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A Recipe: “Piyaz” — Delicious Turkish Bean Salad

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…

A Yummy Turkish Flavour: Eggplant and Vegetable Ragout (Şakşuka)
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A Yummy Turkish Flavour: Eggplant and Vegetable Ragout (Şakşuka)

If you love anything with eggplant, you’ll surely enjoy this flavorful Turkish appetizer, or meze called şakşuka. Şakşuka is a vegetarian medley of eggplant and zucchini squash. You must fry it in olive oil and mixed with a tomato sauce. The sauce should be made from green and red peppers, onions, and garlic. This makes…

The Delicious Turkish Şalgam Suyu
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The Delicious Turkish Şalgam Suyu

Şalgam (SHAAL’- Gahm) juice is a popular beverage from Turkey’s southeastern region around the cities of Mersin and Adana. In the base of şalgam, there is a vegetable. Moreover, şalgam is a great example of Turkish regional cuisine. In Turkish, the word ‘şalgam’ means turnip, but this traditional drink is actually made from purple carrots,…