Authentic Turkish Lavas Puff Bread (Lavaş Ekmeği)

Authentic Turkish Lavas Puff Bread (Lavaş Ekmeği)

If you’ve eaten at a real Turkish kebab house or ocakbaşı (meaning “fireside restaurant”), you’re sure to have sampled this classic puff bread from southeastern Turkey. So, you can use this recipe to bake authentic Turkish lavaş (lah-VAHSH) at home. It’s not only delicious, but it’s also a lot of fun and makes a great conversation piece….

“Katmer” — Turkish Crunchy Pancakes with Pistachio and Clotted Cream

“Katmer” — Turkish Crunchy Pancakes with Pistachio and Clotted Cream

Katmer is delicious and easy to make Turkish crunchy pancakes with pistachios and clotted cream. The Turkish dessert hails from Gaziantep. By the way, the city is one of the must-visit gastronomic regions in Turkey. What’s more, the crunchy, flaky Katmer is traditionally the first meal after wedding night in Gaziantep. So, the bride and…

Arnavut Ciğeri: Turkish/Albanian Liver and Onions

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…

Recipe: Meat & Vegetable Hotpot (Etli Sebzeli Güveç)

Recipe: Meat & Vegetable Hotpot (Etli Sebzeli Güveç)

Meat & Vegetable Hotpot (Etli Sebzeli Güveç) is an indispensable Turkish meal. It is cooked in hotpots ceramic and healthy dish instead of a saucepan. Cooking and serving in hotpots makes this meal special. It really changes the ambience of your table and impresses your guests. You should try it with our Turkish Etli Sebzeli…