Side Dishes

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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Spice

Spices are the Key Stones of both Turkish and Ottoman Cuisine. Thanks to Mother Nature that it gifted the Anatolian and Mesopotamian soils with a variety of spices and herbs. For thousands of years, we Turks know how to use different spices and herbs together with various food types. As you know, Chinese and Indian …

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Pickle

Pickle

Pickle means ‘Turşu’ in Turkish and it is the favorite winter season side dish of Turkish Cuisine. We are considering pickles as a side dish in our culture because we usually prefer to eat them with the main courses. In Turkey, there are more than 150 different varieties of Pickles. ‘Turşu’ word means the fermentation action of …

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