Helva recipe

Turkish helva is very old dessert. Well know lots of people . Very delicious and yummy food.

1 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 cups molasses
1 1/2 cup unsalted butter
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup chopped walnuts

Firstly bring water and molasses to a boil in a saucepan. Secondly melt the butter in a separate saucepan over very low heat and stir in the flour and cook, stirring occasionally, for a few minutes until the dough begins to pull away from the sides of the pan. Thirdly pour the molasses mixture into the flour, stirring to form a ball. then fold in chopped walnuts. Lastly drop onto waxed paper by the spoonful, and allow to cool completely before serving. Store in an airtight container.

Turkish Asure Recipe

Asure is an interesting taste that i have ever, very tradational sweet, popular in turkish people because in some cities neighbours cook asure to send it all friends and neighbours. It'is observance.

sugar, corn starch, wheat, orange peel, raisin, apricot, fig, currant, apple, chick peas, beans, rice, hazelnut, almond, cinnamon, salt, orange and vanilla favours.

Firstly boil the wheat in the pressure cooker between 1 hour to one hour and a half that may depending on the wheat offcourse. It will take much much longer if u boil using normal pan..pressure cooker is the easiest way Secondly add in the milk into the already boiled n softened wheat.
Add in the rice paste then add in sugar and add in water
Add in the chick peas n the white dried beans
Stir everything till they reach to the consistency of an asure (approximately half an hour or so)
12 minutes before u turn off the heat, add in the raisin n the apricot
5 minutes before u turn off the heat then add in the dried fig

suggestion : if you desired you can cook your asure with a mixture of 1 glass of milk and 3 glasses of water. For decorating you can use pomegranate kernels, peeled almonds, walnuts, peanuts, for stuffing and cinnamon. You can also serve warm.

Turkish Peasant Soup

Ezogelin soup. very delicious another turkish soup which is well known. This soup can be found 90 % of restaurants in turkey. peasant soupe recipes:
6 Tb. Sp. Red Lentils
2 Tb. Sp. Cracked Wheat
2 Tb. Sp. Rice (plump kind)
3/4 lb. Onion
3/4 lb. Tomato
1 1/2 Tb. Sp. Dry Mint
Salt and Red Hot Pepper to taste
3 Tb. Sp. Butter

For preparing first pick and wash red lentils. Second put red lentils, cracked wheat and rice in a pot. Cover with water at least 4" above them. Gently boil covered until red lentils melt. About 2 hours. Add hot water if needed. In the mean time, grate onion and tomato. Melt butter and fry onions and tomatoes on a medium heat until onions are very light brown and well mixed with tomatoes. Add salt and red pepper for ezogelin soup.

When the soup is cooked , add onion mixture, stir well and continue cooking another 30 minutes on a low heat covered. Stir occasionally. Turn off the heat. Mix dry mint then stir well and serve.

Fried liver and onion recipes

If you are not vegetetarien you may like this taste. this is very popular appetizer. the simple recipe:
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large onion, sliced
1/2 lb liver (membrane removed)
1/2 teaspoon pepper, and other spices you like

First saute onion in olive oil over medium heat and when a onions begin to brown, continue to saute until onions become soft. Then cut liver into thin strips and drop to onions. Cook on medium high heat for about 1 1/2-2 minutes each side, until done. Serve immediately as an appetizer or with rice.

apple tea recipes

Apple tea. Really popular and easy tea. Better than normal black tea for me. Cause i like lights tea and soft drinks. Actually you can buy apple tea packs from your local super market but if you like drink handmade original one you can try this recie: Ingredients
8 oz Dried apple slices
2 x Cinnamon sticks
4 whl cloves
1 1/2 qt Cold water
Honey or sugar to taste

Directions for apple tea: Firstly place the apple slices, cinnamon, cloves and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Secondly reduce the heat and simmer 15 minutes. Then sweeten with honey or sugar, and strain into tea glasses, pushing gently on the apples to remove all the liquid.

Seafood Salad recipes

Ingredients of Seofood salads. This salad is different and delicious. All seafoods are better than other foods for me. Because doctors say our body need seafoods regularly if there is no exception.
30 g octopus
2 g fresh mint
30 g shrimps
2 g basil
30 g squid
5 cl olive oil
30 g bonito
20 g pollo rasso
20 g lollo rosso
water, salt, papper, 20 g endive, 10 cl vinegar
20 g rocket, 1 bay leaf, 4 Chreye tomatoes, 3 cl balsamic vinegar

Directions :First boil the octopus, squid and shrimps separately in water containing vinegar and a bay leaf. Then Drain and season the bonito with salt and black pepper and fry. Later wash all the salad vegetables in plenty of water and dry and stir in the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and black pepper and arrange on a serving dish. Afterthat lay the octopus, squid, shrimps and bonito around the edge and decorate with Chreye tomatoes.

Coffe Cake pie recipes

Delicious Turkish coffe cake recipes . Turkish desserts, pies and cakes tasty sweet cuisines. Coffe cake Ingredients

1 c. yogurt
1 c. honey
1 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 c. vegetable oil
2 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 c. extra fine, ground coffee, sift some
2 1/4 c. whole wheat flour
1 1/8 tsp. mineral water, salt

Directions: Use 2 bowls, one for dry and wet ingredients
Stir each bowl of ingredients, then pour all together into a buttered 9 x 13 inch baking dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. After 35 minutes remove and top with topping and return to bake another 10 minutes

Turkish Ezme recipes

Ezme recipes and preperation . Crushed tomato salad is another name of this food. Its a meze from Turkey cuisines. Very nice and good looking delicious tradational Turkish food.
Ingredients: (6 servings)
· 250 gr. ripe tomatoes
· 1 sweet green pepper
· ½ cucumber
· 2 spring onions
· 1 teaspoon dried mint
· Salt, pepper, paprika
· 1 tablespoon paprika paste
· 1 tablespoon olive oil
· 2 tablespoons vinegar

Firstly peel the tomatoes and the cucumber then remove the stalk and seeds of the pepper. After remove the outer layer of the spring onions and then chop them up very small, without actually pulverising them. Add all the other ingredients. Mix well. Bone Apettide..

Turkish Karniyarik recipes

Turkish Karni yarik recipes. Its preparation and recipes. Karni yarik is really delicious meat meal and it has high calorie..

1 pot, 1 skillet
4 beautiful aubergines
average size
300 g of chopped steak
4 beautiful tomatoes
pepper, salt, parsley
1 cup olive oil
100 g of butter
4 green peppers

Cut tail eggplant. Leaving the peel strips of skin 2 cm wide. Prepare the pan, heat the oil. Brown eggplant split on one side. Withdraw them. The store on a serving platter.

Pan rid of the remaining oil. Put butter. Add meat, onions grate after salt and pepper, bring back all for 3 minutes, then grate on the 3 whole tomatoes, cook 3 minutes more. Add parsley.

Place the stuffing in the slot eggplant, very carefully. Set tidy each 1 tomato and 1 green pepper. Cook the units for 15 minutes without cover by adding 2 glasses of water. Serve hot Karni yarik.

turkish meze

The "meze" of Turkish origin, is a magic word that expresses this rafinnement culture of different peoples around the eastern Mediterranean and Aegean.

The story is long and life is short of men, but the meze has continued to survive for centuries ...
The "meze" is the name of those wonderful dishes that used in the temples of Dyonisos, which formed safe and enjoyable progressive intellectuals of all time.

These are dishes that can be served in, or to establish a full meal. They are presented in small quantities but because of their variety, they create an atmosphere of abundance and riches on the table, because they cover the full. They wonder to accompany the "raki" or wine.

Turkish Dolma Recipes

Turkish dolma recipes, dolma cuisines, Preparation:

Serves 4, 1 pm
Container: 1 pot, 1 serving platter, 1 bowl

Containers and utensils:

250 grams of rice
200 g of vine leaves
(fresh or canned)
250 g of olive oil
750 g chopped onions
50g pine nuts
25 g of currants
1 piece sugar
1 lemon
salt, pepper, spices 4
2 tomatoes
mint leaves

Cut the tails of vine leaves, boil them in plenty of water soaked a little lemon juice for 5 minutes. The removal of water, drain and let cool slightly.

Heat oil in saucepan over high heat. Y lay the chopped onions. Stir with a spoon until the onions are slightly browned. Add the mint, Suvre, lemon juice, pine nuts, raisins currants and salt. Stir all still 2 or 3 times and then add the grated tomatoes. Bringing back all and add the rice thoroughly washed. Stir vigorously so that the stuffing is homogeneous. Pour 2 cups boiling water. Close casserole, moderate heat and cook the stuffing in 1 / 4 hour. Empty the pan into the bowl and let the stuffing cool.

Garnish the bottom of the pan with leaves strongest and most nerve. Spread a sheet of vines on the serving platter in the middle of this sheet put a tablespoon of the stuffing, wrap it intelligently. Here the know-how very much. Dolma store in the pan. Add water to the edge of the container. Close the container. On a medium heat 20 minutes of cooking can give a good result. It is this "Dolma" cold.

Beef with Mushrooms Recipes

Ingredients :
300 gr. beef, cut in cubes
1 tsp salt
300 gr. mushrooms, sliced
1/2 tsp pepper
2 onion medium sized and  sliced
2 garlic cloves (sliced)
1 table. butter
2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 tb. tomato paste
2 cups water
Preparing: First cook the beef in a medium sized pot with 1 cup water on medium-low heat.
Second add the butter, olive oil, onion, garlic, salt and pepper.
third cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Fourth add the tomato paste, mushrooms and another cup water. Put the lid on and cook for another half hour on medium-low heat. serving with rice can be great.

Turkish Cacik Recipes

Cacik is a popular flavor, has very high range usage with different foods. you can eat it alone also. It is very freshy and light recipes.

Cacik Ingredients:
2 cucumbers, peeled and grated
16 enought cold yogurt
1 garlic cloves, minced (if you prefer)
1 tablespoon fresh mint
salt , olive oil

In a big bowl first  combine cucumbers and garlic then add salt. Secondly mix in yogurt with wooden spoon then transfer to serving bowl. Garnish with mint and drizzle olive oil on top. thats all. 

Banana Cake Recipes

Turkish Recipes: Banan Cake Ingredients:
2 eggs
¾ cup milk
3 ripe mashed banana
½ cup cooking oil
1 and ½ cups brown sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1 and ½ tsp baking powder
1 and ½ cups all-purpose flour

Beat eggs with brown sugar until smooth then add milk and oil, keep whisking. After that pour mashed banana and add vanilla. So, sift flour, baking powder, and baking soda together and fold gradually to the egg mixture. Next stir with a spatula. then and pour the batter in greased cake pan you can choose 13 x 9 x 2 rectangle baking dish or 2- 8 or 9 inch round pans.  Bake it for about 35-40 minutes in 350 F Degree oven.

Turkish Egg Salad Recipes

This is very special and delicious salad type of Turkey. Very positive effects on the human body and Egg salads can be helpful for your weight control program.

Egg salad igredients:
5 hard boiled eggs
Chopped fresh mint
Chopped parsley
2 small onions
1-2 tbsp olive oil
Salt Pepper Sumac cumin

Firstly cut each egg lenghtwise then slice them all. Mix eggs, chopped parsley and fresh mint. In another bowl, mix julienne cut onions, salt, pepper, cumin, and sumac. Then add onion mixture to the egg salad. Drizzle olive oil on top of salad and serve cold. good apettide.

Onion Soup

Onion Soup is a tasty soup. I really likee this soup. Ingredients and directions below
3 medium onions ( sweet onions)
2 tablespoons butter or olive oil
2 tablespoons flour
2 beef bouillon cubes, 6 cups water
3 table spoons grated Gruyere cheese
2 egg yolks, 250gr. milk, salt

Directions: Cut into crescent-shaped pieces onions and saute in hot butter or olive oil in a saucepan until reddish then add flour to saucepan while stirring. Mix bouillon cubes in water and drop to saucepan. Add salt and bring to a boil while stirring. Turn heat to low and simmer for 45 minutes. Turn off heat . Beat egg yolks and milk together and blend into soup. sprinkle grated cheese on top pf soup.

Turkish Kaymak

Turkish popular creamy food is Kaymak or also called kajmak . Itis a creamy dairy product, similar to clotted cream, made originally in Turkey. It is made from the milk.

Kaymak recipe : simple and easy method of making kaymak is to boil the milk slowly, then simmer it for two hours over a very low heat. After the heat source is shut off, the cream is skimmed and left to chill for several hours or days. Kaymak has a high percentage of milk fat, typically about 60% and has really high calorie value. It is serve with honey generally. Kaymak and honey are best couple of the breakfast tables in Turkey.

Yogurt yoghurt soup recipe

A tasty and refreshing tradational Turkish soup. Its called also Yayla corbasi . Very low calorie soup type. By the way it is an instant soup recipe. The soup recipe:
8 1/2 glasses of water
1 beef stock concentrate cubes
1/2 glass rice
1 egg
1 spoon all-purpose flour
2 cups yoghurt
2 spn. olive oil
2 small spn. dried peppermint
red hot pepper and salt

firstly wash the rice in lots of water. Secondly In a pot add stock and rice and boil on medium fire. when your rice is very well cooked thirdly Separately beat the egg and add flour then make sure you blend your flour properly. Add 1/2 cup water and the yogurt. Add to the boiling mixture, set fire to minimum then continue cooking and mixing. When the mixture is to boil, take away it from stove. Afterthat separately fry some hot pepper in olive oil then add peppermint, after a few minutes without over friying drop it with the soup. Good Appettide.

Turkish menemen recipes

Menemen, esay and very less calori food, It is a pratic, you can make it at breakfast or any time. And the most popular egg dish in Turkey . Try it, and I think you'll like it. Turkish menemen recipes:

1 small Onion (optional) if you like onion
4 Tomatoes
4 Green hot peppers
5 tb olive oil
8 Eggs
Salt, Pepper

Chop the onion finely. Cut a cross in the top of the tomatoes and remove the skins. Then cut the tomatoes into small pieces. Later cut peppers into very small rings. Heat the oil. Sautee the onion until soft, then add peppers and tomatoes and fry for another 2 to 3 minutes. Beat the eggs with salt and pepper . Pour mixture over vegetables. Keep stirring with a fork until set.

turkish cypriot recipes

Are you looking for Turkish-Cypriot recipes and cuisines? . Cyprus Turkish recipes heritage to a mixture of Mediterranean, Southern European and Middle Eastern influences.
Local dishes are delicious, particularly called meze. Turkish Cyprus recipes consists of a large number of cold and hots such as different salads, meats, vegetable, and fish dishes.

Turkish coffee recipes

Tradational Turkish Coffee, some people really love this coffee.  It is very different from common coffess and tastes. in this post you will learn turkish coffee recipes. 

Ingredients : 
1 1/2 cups cold water
4 teaspoons dark roast coffee
4 ts. sugar ( if you like sweet offcourse)

first heat water in saucepan second add coffee and sugar when warm. After that bring to boil. Pour half of the coffee into demitasse cups. then return remaining coffee to stove and allow returning to boil. After, Spoon off foam and gently place into each cup and don't stir.

turkish dips recipes

2 cups crumbled feta cheese
3 large garlic cloves, finely minced or crushed.
2 tablespoons chopped and firmly packed fresh oregano leaves
cayenne pepper for sprinkling on top
oregano leave for garnish

first mix together the feta, garlic, and chopped oregano, until it becomes a somewhat smooth yet lumpy consistency. this recipe is extremely versatile so you can double the recipe and add more garlic and use basil rather than oregano.

Turkish Shepherd's Salad Recipe

Another delicious turkish salad. This salad is one of the my favorite salads. I really like it too much. Because shepherds salad is deliciosu and light. It has really low collorie. If you want to loss weight you must consume vegetables. I usually prefer the salad with soups and pilavs.  

Salads Ingredients  
2 large tomatoes
1 medium onion (if you like )
3-4 green pepperones 
1 cucumber
1/2 bunch parsley
1/4 bunch fresh mint 
1 lemon juice or vinegar
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
enought salt

first slice the onion and press the onion slices by hand with some salt for bitterness reducing.
Then dice the tomatoes, cucumber and slice  pepperones.
Chop parsley and mint leaves finely. Put all the chopped vegetables in a salad bowl and mix.
Add the lemon juice and olive oil dressing and toss well.  if you dont like lime juice  you can replace the lemon juice with vinegar. Vinegar is healty drink.

Tarhana Soup recipe

Tradational Tarhana Soup. This Tarhana soup is  a fresh and delicious soup. Well known and popular in all Turkey. Tarhana soup recipe below. You can buy Tarhana also. Tarhana recipe and soup making instructions :

½ cup Tarhana (dry)
1200 grams Water
1½ teaspoons Salt
4 tablespoons Butter or margarine
1½ tablespoons Mint
½ teaspoon Red pepper

Dissolve tarhana in water, add the salt and cook for 10 minutes. Melt butter or margarine, add mint and red pepper and stir a few times and sprinkle over the soup. In some regions of Turkey, while preparing the soup, pre-cooked chickpeas, pre-cooked dried white beans or browned ground meat and green peppers are also added. Tarhana soup recipes.

Turkish Manti Recipe

Manti is a paste meal which is very popular in Kayseri city From Turkey. Manti is a delicious and fresh paste food it is served with yoghurt and garlic sauce if you like garlic .. Manti  recipe..
Fresh Manti cook Pasta recipes..
2.5 cups regular flour 1 egg 1/2 cup water 2 teaspoon salt
Meat Filling: 1/2 lb ground sirloin 1 medium onion 1/4 bunch parsley 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt
Topping: 1 cup yogurt 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 clove of garlic 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon paprika 

Kofte of Tekirdag Turkish Kofte Recipe

Turkish Turkey popular Tekirdag Kofte Recipe and Ingredients of it :

2 pounds lean ground beef
1/2 packet sugar 1 large egg
salt & black pepper to taste
1 large onion 
virgin olive oil
1 cup fresh minced parseley
1 cup plain bread crumbs
2 oz by volume sweet leaf basil
1 teaspoon mint 1 teaspoon oregano

Turn the Brotkrume in a robot, Culinary and lasts until the texture is almost like flour. Chop onion and parsely. Onion, parseley, basil, mint, oregano and sugar in the processing of food and manage, until the mixture is well mixed and has a texure. Stop, before it is a homogeneous, the different ingredients are still visible in the form of particles in the mix. 

On a surface or in a large bowl, mix the hand (mobile phones) floods with beef, the contents of the eggs, and mixing the processing of foodstuffs. Salt and black pepper for the moment ... it does not have much need. In fact, if you have a sufficient size of food, could you try to mix it all: it can be a finer structure than would have something more than the actual.  The form of Kofte, a little olive oil in a small bowl, so that you slightly damp fingers. Roll small amounts of the mixture between your hands to Kofte about 3 "-4" long and 3 / 4 "diameter. If everyone Kofte, soak your fingers in the oil and the thin layer of the outside of the Kofte with oil to obtain stick together before cooking. The kitchen is better to high heat on a grid. Kofte cook hot very quickly and better taste of the grid, so to do as much as you need and the rest refridgerate - it's fast to do more if you need it. Kofte refrigerator should not be maintained for longer than a day or two, but they can also be frozen, after prolonged storag

Baklava Dessert recipe

I like this special Turkish dessert.Baklava  is a rich, sweet pastry featured in many cuisines of the former in Turkey country. It is a pastry made of layers of filo dough filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with syrup or honey. Gaziantep, a city in Turkey, is famous for its baklava and, in Turkey, is widely regarded as the native city of the dessert. Famous Turkish Baklava recipes and Turkish deserts will be here soon.

Turkish Kebab Types

Kebabs are very popular and most consumed main meals of people. You can see small and bigs kebabs restourants every city in Turkey. There are more than ten types of kebabs versions, kebab types in Turkey. We will add all Turkish kebabs recipes and cuisines in time. Now i want to share some photos of these different kebabs types. Turkish recipes

This special kebab popular in Turkey, in middle of Turkey, especially Nevsehir ( around capadoccia and urgup). Kebab cooked in earthenware pot for better taste.

Delicious vegetable kebab, this kebab composed from aubergine and meat. Called in Turkish Patlican ( aubergine) kebab

Adana kebab , well know in Turkey -its name come from Adana city

iskender kebab, special delicious meat, yoghurt, butter. Combination of real tastes.


Alinazik kebab. A favorite choice of real kebab lovers and fans. This kebab popular in Antep city of Turkey.

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Turkish Chicken shish kebab. Cheap and light kebab type. Very delicious. Poultry chikens meat is used in this kebab.


Turkish Delight

In Turkey, Turkish Delight is a real taste of sweeties also known as lokum in Turkish. Turkish delight is a kind of candy and well know  by lots of World. It is very popular and delicious because of its composition.

It is 100 % natural and organic, it is a confection made from starch and sugar. It is often flavored with rosewater and lemon.

 It has a soft, jelly-like and sometimes sticky consistency. Some types contain small nut pieces like hazelnut or walnuts, pistachio.


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Tradational Turkish Drink : Ayran

Ayran is a common drink in Turkey. It is made from yoghurt and water, little salt. I will share Ayran recipes with you in this post. I think you already know Ayran's possitive effects on human body health. Also you can drink ayran with your meals and foods. It is fresh drink.

1/2 cup plain yoghurt
1/2 cup water ( if you like cold drink, use cold water)
some salt ( if you like offcourse)

Put all of the them in  blender and then mix them for about one minutes.After that pour into glasses. you can see bubbles of it on top. good appettide..

Chicken Shish Kebab

Chicken Shish Kebab; very tasty and delicious turkish kebab type. Made from chicken meat so if you dont like red meat this is good for you.
Ingredients of Chicken Shish Kebab:

350 gr chicken breast (boneless, medium sized cubes)
2 large tomatoes (cut in halves 2)
cubanelle pepper
1 large onion, in chunks
1/3 cup oil
1/4 cup lemon juice

First mix ingredients together then marinate chicken for a minute 1 hour, after that grill till chicken is cooked or bake in oven at 300° for 35-45 minute on a pan with water below it and finally serve with rice for service.

List Of Turkish Cuisines

Historical Development of Turkish Cuisine really amazing throught the history.

So what is the general Characteristics of Turkish Cuisine ?

Recipes Glossary of Turkish Food Terms below :

Turkish Soups
Turkish Pilafs
Turkish Meats recipes
Turkish Chicken Recipes
Turkey green and delicious Vegetables
Fish Eggs in meals and recipes. Legumes Salads
Desserts and Hoshafs with dried fruit and sugar, water compositon
Beverages and Dolmas and Sarmas also well know turkish tradational foods
Böreks, Mantis and Çöreks with paste and baker types

Popular Delicious Turkish Doner Kebab

Turkish Recipe Popular and delicious so it is well know in all the world especially in Europe and Usa people like this Turkish fastfood meal .Turkish Doner Kebap:
Recipe Type: Turkish Recipes Recipe Preparation: broil
Cooking Temperature: 150
Recipe Serves: 1 Ingredients for Doner Kebap Recipe
1-1/2 kg s leg of lamb 50 Gr black pepper 2 Kg s lamb fat, ground 1 Egg, 1 50 gr. salt 1 Litre onion juice extract, Olive oil click here for recipe details..

Vegeterian Stuffed Eggplants

Imam bayildi, an important and well know clasicall turkish food,meal. It is very popular in Turkey, and you must to taste this food in your lfie. in this post i will give you this recipes.
2 lb small eggplant
1 lb onion, chopped thinly
4-6 green chilies, chopped
7 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced
1 lb tomato, diced
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 bunch parsley
3/4 cup olive oil

Fisrt Heat 190°C
Slice each aubergine in half lengthwise
Blanch the aubergine shells in boiling water for 2 minutes
Heat 3 tbsp of oil in a pan and saute the onion until soft and golden
Add crushed garlic and fry for 2 minutes
Add parsley, chopped aubergine, tomatoes, green and red pepper, salt and black pepper and cook for 5 minutes then add lemon juice and sugar.
after arrange the aubergine boats in a baking dish and fill each one with the filling
Cover it with aluminum foil and bake in oven for 25 minutes

Turkish Kofte - (izmir köfte)

A popular tradational Turkish meat meal which is known as in Turkish : Köfte, it is the name given to anything made from mince.

1 onion
350 g mince
a tin chopped tomatoes
1 bunch parsley
2 cloves of garlic
some stale
baked bread
1 egg
some oregano
salt pepper
3 sweet Pepperoni

Kofte is sould be very small and main principle is to mix the mince with an egg, bread, an onion, the chopped parsley and the spices and then bake. It is also possible to breadcrumb the small meatballs or to fill them with cheese. Other variations are the “ladies’ thigh” - larger Köfte with a cheese and rice filling, mostly breadcrumbed. Finally add a garlic&yoghurt sauce and serve with a baguette. Good Apettide.

Popular Turkish Drink : Raki

Turkish Raki is the most popular drinks for Turkish men When one thinks of Turkey or Turkish is a reminder raki,Raki is a traditional Turkish drink and very popular in Turkey. RakI may be made of different fruits in different regions. Drink in Anatolia and Turkish known as Raki in the history going back 300 years. You should taste this special drink when you visit Turkey.

Turkish Tomato Soup With Vercimelli

Ingredients: (4 doses)
1 lt. meat stock 100 gr.
2 tablespoons butter
3 ripe tometoes
1 bunch parsley .
Salt and pepper

firslty boil the meat stock then add vermicelli and tomatoes.
Second peeled and cut into small pieces and simmer 10 minutes until the vermicelli turn colour soft after that garnishee melted butter and chopped parsley thats all . Good Apettide!!

Turkish grains foods and breads

On this basis, Turkish food is a little wheat flour dough. In addition, "ekmek" - the usual white bread, "a" - flat bread, "Simit" - sesame seeds rings, "Manti - dumplings, the whole family food consists of a thin sheet of bread known as the" Borek "fall into this Category.

Ekmek, Pide and simit have eaten the same day they are baked, and usually are. On the other hand ekmek for the various dishes are as poultry, or mixed with milk, the neighborhood cats. Manti, pasta dumplings filled with a special mixture of meat, eaten with generous servings of garlic, yogurt and a pinch of melted butter, pepper.

It is clear that the secrecy is still expensive, that the day-Turkish bakers, no other bread tastes as good as Turkish daily bread. One understands that the wonderful luxury Turkish bread, to leave the country. The food is blessed enjoyed in large quantities and respected for all, rich and poor, simple and demanding. Each neighbourhood policy is a bread bakery, this is a golden Crispbread twice daily, morning and afternoon, filling the streets of their irresistible scent and sound.

Dried curds soup (tarhana)

A popular turkish soup recipes: DRIED CURDS SOUP..

Ingredients of this soup:
4 glasses of meat broth · 1 glass tarhana · 250 gr. yoghurt · 2 tablespoons margarine · 1 tablespoon unsalted tomato paste · Salt · Red pepper · Peppermint
process: Put the margarine and the ground meat in a saucepan and fry the meat well then add the tomato paste and salt and mix until the tomato paste blends afterthat pour in 4 glasses of meat broth and bring to the boil.

then put 1 glass of meat broth into a bowl with the tarhana and melt tarhana by mixing slowly later, add some yoghurt by mixing. so, pour this mixture into the saucepan slowly and stir constantly. 10 minutes of stirring later , the soup will get thicker and fry small bread cubes in a knob of butter, sprinkle with red pepper optionally, pour a pinch of peppermint over the soup as a last and serve with the soup , if you want with butter.. Fresh soup for your family. Good apettite...

Hot Soujouk (Dry Beef Sausage)

A tradational Turkish meat product, soujouk. it is very nice taste, special meat with lots of spice. let me give some details...


beef, lamb, salt, spices, cumin, sugar, red sweet pepper, garlic powder, black pepper, hot red pepper, sodium erythorbate, lactic acid starter cultures, collagen casings
Nutrition Facts of soujuk:
for 56gr soujuk :

Calories: 200kcalFat: 16grCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 630mgCarbohydrate: 2grProtein: 12gr

Turkey Food : Stuffed Cabbage turkish style

Ingredients 2 medium tomatoes, cubed1/2 cup olive oil1/ 2 pound ground beef or lamb2 cups of rice1 medium cabbage, leaves boiled in water6 cloves of garlic, chopped2 long green pepper, chopped1/3 cup chopped parsley1 tsp red pepper paste

Directions 1)Boil the cabbage leaves in water for 20-25 minutes.
2)then mix all other ingredients.
3)take one cabbage leaf, put about 1-2 tbs of rice mix in the middle fold 1/2 inch of two longer side edges towards the middle than roll the cabbage up.
4)In a shallow large saucepan place the stuffed cabbages, folding the loose edge under.
5)pour hot water with salt and pepper, enough to cover all stuffed cabbages
you can serve it hot with fresh lemon juice....turkey recipes

Turkish Bulgur Pilaff with Vermicelli

1/2 cup bulgur, large grain, washed and drained
1 cup hot water
2 tbsp olive oil
1 medium size onion, (small size)
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 tbsp Turkish red pepper paste, medium
Salt Pepper
1 tbsp butter
1/4 cup vermicelli noodles

Firstly ,saute the onion with olive oil then add all the ingredients, except butter and vermicelli noodles, then stir, cook until the colour of vermicelli noodles turns to light brown over under medium heat. Check bulgur Pilaf, when you start seeing holes towards the end, add in the lightly browned vermicelli noodles and stir afterthat when all the liquid has evaporated. Bone Appettide !

Turkish Shish Kebab Recipe

Turkish shish kebab:one the most famous turkish - Turkey food , recipe .

Kebab food is really popular in turkish foods all around the world. First post of this turkish recipe blog is shish kebab recipe:turkish kebabs,
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There are some links about Turkish recipes and Turkish cuisines below ,

1- Turkish Coffee ( Tradational Turkish Coffee Blog)
2- Go Turkey ( Turkey holiday)
3- Turkey (Turkey Blog)