Turkey’s Mesir Paste — The Secret Aphrodisiacs from the Ottoman Period
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Turkey’s Mesir Paste — The Secret Aphrodisiacs from the Ottoman Period

Mesir paste tradition (Mesir Macunu in Turkish) is a very old tradition in the history of Manisa. The city, by the way, is an Anatolian city in the Aegean region. So, the tradition dates back to almost 500 years. Mesir paste started as a medicine invention during the Ottoman period. However, it became an important part of…

Turkish Sucuk Beef Sausage: Why is it So Popular in Turkey?
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Turkish Sucuk Beef Sausage: Why is it So Popular in Turkey?

Turkish cuisine or kitchen is a bridge between the Middle East and the Mediterranean, just like the country itself. And so, one of its most representative dishes is Turkish sucuk, which is a spicy beef sausage. Find out all about this meaty little sausage that packs a big punch of flavor and how you can…

Turkish Feast Pilaf: Sweet Rice with Currants and Pine Nuts
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Turkish Feast Pilaf: Sweet Rice with Currants and Pine Nuts

To begin with, the Turkish Feast Pilaf is one of the most favorite rice in Turkey. The flavor comes from Turkey and people often use it as stuffing or serve with turkey. It is cinnamony and sweet because of the spices that rise contains. The rice goes very well with a Thanksgiving meal. This is…

Recipe of the Day: Poğaça, Stuffed Turkish Bread Rolls
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Recipe of the Day: Poğaça, Stuffed Turkish Bread Rolls

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…

The Yummy Turkish Candied Pumpkin Dessert You will Love!
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The Yummy Turkish Candied Pumpkin Dessert You will Love!

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…

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…