Turkish Poached Egg (Çılbır) | Today’s Mouthwatering Recipe from Turkish Cuisine

Turkish poached egg with yoghurt

With today’s recipe, we are going to blow your mind! Turkish poached egg (“Çılbır” in Turkish), which probably you have never heard before, is something you will try at your home. For çilbir, pronounced “chulburr”, is a revelation and a complete sensation. If you can’t get the Aleppo pepper, also known as pul biber or … Read more

Semolina Helva with Pine Nuts | Traditional Turkish Dessert

Semolina helva goes also very well with ice cream

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 … Read more

Delicious Turkish Okra and Fresh Tomato with Olive Oil

Turkish okra with olive oil (Image Credit-thespruceeats)

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 … Read more