Tarator, a popular side dish, and appetizer in Turkish and Balkan cuisine, is a refreshing and easy-to-make recipe that is perfect for hot summer days. With different variations available, the traditional recipe can be made with various ingredients such as cucumber, carrot, iceberg lettuce, walnut kernels, tahini, and purple cabbage, to name a few. Today, …

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Arnavut Cigeri

Arnavut Ciğeri

Arnavut Ciğeri (Albanian Liver) is one of the most beloved meze variety of Turkish cuisine that you can simply find it almost at any kebab restaurant in Turkey. It is made with calf liver and goes very well with all kebab types. At first, it may look like just a plain fried liver to you; …

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Haydari is a traditional Turkish meze dish made from thick strained yogurt, fresh dill, mint, garlic, chopped walnuts, and feta cheese. It can be served as solely as meze, or as a side dish alongside kebabs and grilled meats. In Turkish cuisine and Ottoman cuisine; mezes are divided into two types which are cold mezes …

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Roasted Spinach with yogurt

Roasted Spinach

Roasted spinach is one of the most refreshing olive-oiled dishes in 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 a very important food source for people suffering from iron deficiency due to its high iron content. Spinach is preferred in …

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