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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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Stuffed Dried Eggplant

Stuffed Dried Eggplant

Stuffed dried eggplant is one of the most popular dishes of Turkish cuisine. It has a special place among the all stuffed dishes in Turkey. This taste is a gift from our UNESCO award winner city of Gaziantep. To understand the importance of this magnificent taste, first, we need to know more about Gaziantep city. Gaziantep city, which was …

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Stuffed Artichoke

Stuffed Artichoke

Stuffed Artichoke is an olive oil Turkish cuisine meze that has protected its popularity since Ottoman Era. The artichoke plant is native to the Mediterranean region and if you want to make a Turkish-style Artichoke dish; the best time of the year is between November and the beginning of July. Artichokes are a large perennial plant …

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Hummus

Hummus

Hummus is a popular dish that is simply made with ground chickpeas, olive oil, lemon, and garlic. It is the favorite Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dish that each region has its own way of cooking method. In Turkey, we considered hummus as meze. When it comes to ingredients, the core ingredients are the same as the other …

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