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.