Semolina Helva with Pine Nuts | Traditional Turkish Dessert
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Semolina Helva with Pine Nuts | Traditional Turkish Dessert

Semolina Helva, or helva in general, (as it’s known in Turkey — halvas in Greece, halva in the Middle East, and halwa in India and Pakistan) is a group of desserts based on either starch like flour or semolina, or nuts like sesame seeds. Yet, the dessert is one of the most traditional Turkish desserts and it is…

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…

“#ErtugrulYouTubeRecord”: The Campaign Races Toward Record in YouTube Pakistan
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“#ErtugrulYouTubeRecord”: The Campaign Races Toward Record in YouTube Pakistan

The hashtag of “Ertugrul Youtube Record” has been shaking Pakistan and redesign the TV industry in the country. Turkish television series “Diriliş Ertuğrul” (“Resurrection: Ertuğrul”) is aiming to break the world record for the newest subscribers on YouTube in a 28-day period. So, after the state-run Pakistan Television (PTV) aired, TRT Ertugrul by PTV, the…

11 Holy Sites of the Islam World that You Can Explore on a Virtual Tour in Ramadan
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11 Holy Sites of the Islam World that You Can Explore on a Virtual Tour in Ramadan

Holy sites of Islam draw the attention of Muslim people from all around the world every year. Islamic countries are welcoming a different and colorful rhythm during the holy month of Ramadan. People often call Ramadan as the “sultan of the months,” but due to the coronavirus outbreak, Muslims are unable to visit holy sites…

The Holy Month of Ramadan in Quarantine Period
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The Holy Month of Ramadan in Quarantine Period

For many Muslims around the world, the holy month of Ramadan is the most wonderful month of the year. However, it is inevitable that the notion “holy month in quarantine” will be in all of our agenda. It’s not just about abstaining from food and drink from dawn to dusk. Ramadan is also a holy month…

Savory Turkish Red Lentil Soup (Kırmızı Mercimek Çorbası) Recipe
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Savory Turkish Red Lentil Soup (Kırmızı Mercimek Çorbası) Recipe

Lentils have a very rich protein content. Due to the fact that lentils have been a vital food source in Asia Minor since Neolithic times. So Turkish Red Lentil Soup is potentially Turkey’s most popular soup. People those live in Turkey enjoy the soup not only for lunch and dinner but also for a hearty…