Main Dishes

Kofte

Kofte

Kofte (Köfte, Kufte, Koofteh), in English ‘Meatball’ is the most common food of Turkey. According to research, there are more than 100 different meatball recipes in Turkish cuisine. Turkey has 81 cities and each city has at least a couple of different Kofte recipes. Most of the Köfte variety names receive their names from the cities …

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Testi Kebab

Testi Kebab

Testi Kebab is a traditional kebab variety of the Cappadocia region of Turkey. This Kebab variety has various names in English such as “Pottery Kebab”, “Clay Kebab” and “Terracotta Kebab”. Today, the region of Cappadocia is one of the most famous touristic destinations in Turkey. The region of Cappadocia is famous for its distinctive “fairy …

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Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters, in Turkish “Kabak Mücveri”, is a very simple yet very tasty Turkish side dish which is made with grated zucchini, spring onions, fresh dill, flour, and eggs. Although “mücver” is known as a dish made with zucchini, it is one of the cooking techniques of Ottoman Cuisine. During the Ottoman period, this dish …

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Urfa Kebab

Urfa Kebab

Urfa Kebab is another famous Kebab variety of Turkish cuisine. It may be considered as the sibling of Adana Kebab. Even if they look very similar on the grill, there is one important difference between these two kebab varieties. Urfa Kebab has its name from Şanlıurfa city of Turkey. Şanlıurfa city is yet another famous …

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Doner Kebab

Döner Kebab

Döner word means the action of ‘rolling‘ in English. When you see a Döner Kebab restaurant, you can easily notice that the cone shape stacked meat is slowly rolling by the roaster itself or the chef manually. This slow-rolling action lets to cook the out layers of the stacked meet evenly and help to keep …

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