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Braised Leeks

Braised Leeks

If you are looking for a refreshing, olived oiled, and quick-to-make Turkish cuisine vegetable dish, Braised Leeks dish is just for you. This delicious dish is made with leek vegetables, fresh orange juice, fresh mandarin juice, carrots, rice, and olive oil. In Turkish cuisine, you cannot find many dishes that are made with leek vegetables. …

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Clay Pot Meatballs

Clay Pot Meatballs

Clay pots are very important cookware for both Turkish and Ottoman cuisines. There are countless dishes are made in clay pots in both Turkish and Ottoman cuisines. Clay Pot Meatballs, in Turkish “Güveçte Köfte”, is one of the most popular meat dishes among these dishes. Clay pot Meatball is also considered as one of the …

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Hunkar Begendi

Hünkar Beğendi

Hünkar Beğendi, in English Sultan’s Delight, is one of the signature dishes of the Ottoman cuisine. It is a classic lamb dish that is served with roasted eggplant with cheese in a béchamel sauce. It has been in our cuisine for about 150 years. For a dish, this time frame may sound relatively new for …

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Roasted Spinach with yogurt

Roasted Spinach

Roasted spinach is one of the most refreshing olive oil dishes of Turkish cuisine. Due to its high nutritional value and containing anti-cancer components, spinach is among the indispensable dishes of today’s Turkish cuisine. It is an important food source for people suffering from iron deficiency due to its high iron content. Spinach is preferred in …

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Ezogelin Soup

Ezogelin Soup

Winter is coming and Ezogelin (Ezo the bride) soup will be your best friend to protect you from getting cold on harsh winter days. Ezogelin (Ezo the bride) soup is one of the most famous and beloved soup varieties of Turkish cuisine. You can find this delicious soup almost on all restaurants’ menus in Turkey. …

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