Arnavut Ciğeri: Turkish/Albanian Liver and Onions
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Arnavut Ciğeri: Turkish/Albanian Liver and Onions

In Turkey, people call fried liver and onions as Arnavut Ciğeri (arna-VOOT’ JEE-air-EE’) or Albanian Liver. It is most likely a result of the years when the Ottoman Empire ruled Albania and much of Eastern Europe. No matter what the name is, this dish is very delicious. Its great taste and tenderness begin with the…

Special Flavor of Turkish Cuisine: Gözleme — Anatolian Flat Breads Stuffed With Spinach or Cheese
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Special Flavor of Turkish Cuisine: Gözleme — Anatolian Flat Breads Stuffed With Spinach or Cheese

Turkish people love stuffed flatbreads, gozleme. Turks originally come from Central Asia, where they drifted towards Anatolia gradually and made their home. They have been making these stuffed flatbreads since then. Gozleme is a much loved Turkish street food and moreover, a special part of the delicious Turkish breakfast. These popular snacks are cooked quickly on…

Everything About Turkish Tea and The Best Way to Make at Home
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Everything About Turkish Tea and The Best Way to Make at Home

The journey of tea dates back to thousands of years ago. From China to the former British Kingdom (The Kingdom where the sun never down), tea has become the main guest of traditional cuisines of many countries. So same for the Turkish cuisine. When we talk about Turkish Tea, we most generally refer to strong…

Maras Ice Cream (Maraş Dondurması): Turkey’s Unique and Tasty Ice Cream
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Maras Ice Cream (Maraş Dondurması): Turkey’s Unique and Tasty Ice Cream

Forget everything you ever know about ice cream! And forget every ice cream you have ever tasted! Maras Ice Cream is literally different than any other ice cream in the world. We dare to say that you probably never taste such ice cream if you haven’t been to Turkey before. You can and you should…

A Wonderful and Delicious Recipe for Winter Season: Stuffed Cabbage Rolls – Lahana Sarması
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A Wonderful and Delicious Recipe for Winter Season: Stuffed Cabbage Rolls – Lahana Sarması

Stuffed cabbage leaves is a highly preferable Turkish flavour during the cold winter months. The reason why the meal is very popular in the winter season is that it is healthy. Moreover, the winter season is the season for cabbage vegetables. So, we glad to welcome you to our Turkish table with a new recipe….

The Easiest Way to Make Turkish Baklava in Your Home with Ready-Made Phyllo Pastry
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The Easiest Way to Make Turkish Baklava in Your Home with Ready-Made Phyllo Pastry

When you think of baklava, does Turkey come to mind? Did you know that some of the world’s finest baklava comes from Turkey instead of Greece or the Middle East? Most baklava fans are familiar with Greek-style baklava. The baklava often features honey as the main sweetening ingredient. On the contrary to Greek-style baklava, Turkish…

Recipe: “Pilav” — Turkish-Style Rice Pilaf With Orzo
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Recipe: “Pilav” — Turkish-Style Rice Pilaf With Orzo

Are you tired of plain boiled rice? Add some flair to your meat and poultry menus with this easy and tasty recipe for classic Turkish rice pilaf. Rice pilaf is famous all over the world. You can eat pilaf in some of the finest restaurants as a side dish to poultry or red meats. In…

No More Turkish Bagel: Simit Enters the Oxford English Dictionary (OED)
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No More Turkish Bagel: Simit Enters the Oxford English Dictionary (OED)

The Turkish word “simit” has finally entered the Oxford English Dictionary (OED). The dictionary defined simit as a type of bread often coated with molasses and covered in sesame seeds. And so, it is originating in Turkey. Simit is widely famous as “Turkish bagels” in the world. These skinny rings of sesame-seed-covered dough are a ubiquitous sight…

Recipe: “Kadınbudu Köfte” – Turkish Lady’s Thigh Meatballs
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Recipe: “Kadınbudu Köfte” – Turkish Lady’s Thigh Meatballs

Here we are again with another delicious Turkish food which is famous for its taste as well as its name. The best translation for Kadınbudu Köfte is “Lady’s Thigh Meatballs”. So enjoy the taste of the food. Turkish cuisine is famous for its meatballs, better known as ‘köfte‘ (kuf-TAY’). In Turkey, meatballs are grilled, fried, baked…

The Best 13 Turkish Chefs on Instagram
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The Best 13 Turkish Chefs on Instagram

As you can all imagine, Turkish cuisine has many delicious and diverse tastes. The first must-do thing for travellers who visit Turkey is to taste Turkish foods. They can prefer to do this either in a casual street food seller or in a luxury restaurant. So, you can undoubtedly find millions of both in any part…