Quick Recipes



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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Ezogelin Soup

Ezogelin Soup

Winter is coming and Ezogelin (Ezo the bride) soup will be your best friend to protect you from getting cold on harsh winter days. Ezogelin (Ezo the bride) soup is one of the most famous and beloved soup varieties of Turkish cuisine. You can find this delicious soup almost on all restaurants’ menus in Turkey. …

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We; the Turks, love white beans. We like to consume white beans in various dishes and salads. Piyaz or in English Mediterranean Bean Salad is one of the most preferred salad varieties of Turkish cuisine. It is made with white beans and is considered the wingman of the Turkish Köfte (meatballs). Piyaz salad is either …

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Gavurdagi Salad -

Gavurdağı Salatası

Gavurdağı Salatası is yet another light salad of Turkish cuisine. The main ingredients of this salad are juicy tomatoes, spring onions, green pepper, parsley, pomegranate syrup, and crushed walnut halves. This salad is the must-have salad on all kebab restaurants’ menus. When we translate this salad’s name into English, it may sound so funny to you. …

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