Semolina Helva with Pine Nuts | Traditional Turkish Dessert

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…

Recipe of A Delicious Turkish Desert: Noah’s Ark Pudding Asure (Aşure)

Recipe of A Delicious Turkish Desert: Noah’s Ark Pudding Asure (Aşure)

You cannot visit Turkey without coming across a very special dessert. The name of this flavour Turkish desert is Noah’s ark pudding. It is also and more commonly known as ‘aşure’. Noah’s ark pudding is a cornucopia of healthy ingredients like dried fruits, legumes and whole-grain wheat. They are sweet with the joining of sugar…