Category: Turkish Gourmet

Turkish Gourmet 101: Gül Böreği

Börek represents a morning practice, part of a preparation for guests and best accompanying food to tea in Turkey. It was a well-known cuisine in Ottoman times and therefore it is popular in Eastern...

Turkish Gourmet 101: Tarhana Corbasi

Freezing winter evenings. That should be what I am getting used to recently. Once you get home with your cheeks shriveled, a warm soup is irrevocable. And that soup is Tarhana. Besides, Tarhana Corbasi...

Turkish Gourmet 101: Aşure

Now, I will introduce you  a complete vegan Turkish desert. It has a religious background that is believed, on the 10th day of Muharram (month of an Islamic calendar), Noah`s ark arrived in Mount Ararat...

Turkish Gourmet 101: Bulgur Pilavı

I would not even believe myself that I am promoting Bulgur Pilavı. That`s because I wasn`t really eating Bulgur Pilavı since I got married. So +1 for after-marriage-food-habit changes. You might all know Bulgur...

Turkish Gourmet 101: Kayseri Mantisi

With full respect our veteran mothers and grandmothers who were spending hours for preparing `Manti`. In short terms, Manti is a kind of dumpling or ravioli. As well as in Turkish cuisine, it exists...

Turkish Gourmet 101: Pilav Üstü Kuru

We start `Turkish Gourmet` with El Classico. Kuru Fasulye (White Beans, Dry Beans) served with rice (pilav), ayran and fresh onions. Actually, the origin of beans is South America and Europe discovers it on...