Side 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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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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