Main Dishes

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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Kalamar

Kalamar

Kalamar; in Italian ‘Calamari’, in Spanish ‘Calamar’ and in English ‘Squid’, is one of the most common sea animals in the world. This sea animal is also accepted as a culinary name among some of the Mediterranean countries such as Italy, Spain, Greece, and Turkey. In Turkey, Kalamar is considered one of the most beloved …

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