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Turkish Fried Feta Rolls, or “Cigarette” Pastries
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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
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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…

12 Awesome Turkish Cheeses You Must Know
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12 Awesome Turkish Cheeses You Must Know

Following the news on Turkey’s cheese importation from Venezuela broke out, general interest on the origins and variety of Turkish cheeses has risen. As some of you may know, Turkey is a very rich country on account of cheese variety. Moreover, the country exports cheese to the whole world. Therefore, the importation news has shocked…

Is Venezuelan Cheese Going to Replace Turkish Cheese?
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Is Venezuelan Cheese Going to Replace Turkish Cheese?

Turkey issued a presidential decree allowing the import of several food products on August 21. So, the decree includes cheese that Turkey is going to import from Venezuela at zero tariffs. Hence, the decision to import cheese from Venezuela raised a question that if Venezuelan cheese going to replace Turkish cheese. While Turkish cheese has…

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…

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 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…

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…

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…