Mezes

Shakshuka

Shakshuka

Shakshuka is a very common and well-known meze variety of Turkish cuisine. It is one of the easiest mezes of Turkish cuisine. It is simply made with long purple eggplants, pale green zucchinis, garlic, apple vinegar, and tomato sauce. In Turkey, we love to eat eggplant dishes and mezes a lot and this meze type …

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Atom Meze

Atom Meze

Atom is one of the most popular meze variety of Turkish cuisine. It is simply made of strained yogurt, dried cayenne peppers, garlic, and butter. Atom meze served as a starter at most of the Kebab restaurants with either toasted bread or pita aside. It is named ‘Atom‘ because it is made with the hottest …

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stuffed dried pepper

Stuffed Dried Pepper

Stuffed dried pepper is another signature dish of Turkish cuisine. As the world knows, Turkey is famous for its stuffed dishes such as stuffed green pepper, stuffed cabbage rolls, stuffed grape leaves, stuffed mussels, and stuffed meatballs. You can consider stuffed dried pepper as the cousin of stuffed dried eggplant because its ingredients and the …

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Cig Kofte

Çiğ Köfte

Çiğ Köfte, in English ‘Raw Meatballs’, has been in Turkish cuisine for more than three thousand years. It is one of the ancient food varieties of the Mesopotamian region. Its history traces back to King Nimrud who is a biblical figure known as the ‘mighty one in the earth’ and the great-grandson of Noah. This ancient food is made with bulgur, ground …

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