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With its presence in cuisines around Anatolia, the Middle East, the Balkans and Central Europe, “yaprak sarma” is a dish made of vine leaves rolled up with a filling, usually of minced meat, rice and various chopped nuts. It was a part of the Ottoman kitchen, to where it probably came from somewhere in the …

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Kumpir are Turkish style baked potatoes – once they come out of the oven they are cut open and the soft potato inside is mixed together with butter and cheese until it’s smooth and creamy. Then add your favourite toppings. Even though it wasn’t completely Turkish in the beginning, Kumpir is a dish that Turks …

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Delicious Cake

Super delicious cakes

Imagine an afternoon on the balcony, in the garden or lounging at home, as you sit peacefully reading a book or drinking a cup of coffee with sweet music, or perhaps you’re watching the new episode of the series that you have been waiting for. It is some of the best of times for yourself, …

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Watermelon Feta Salad

Watermelon Feta Salad

Watermelon Feta salad appears as a new classic with its fast and easy-make recipe. Also, according to Google Trends, searches for watermelon and feta cheese salads have spiked every July for more than a decade. To taste it is to know why. The distinct and refreshing combo is something I could eat several times a …

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special pastry called “su böreği,” a layered Ottoman dessert called “baklava,” or stuffed or wrapped leaves known as “sarma” – if you see any of these three dishes on a table or plate, then know that there stand the fruits of a lot of effort. Let’s take a closer look at these dishes, each of …

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Salcha Sauce

Salcha Sauce

September in Türkiye is salça (Salcha) time! This is the time of year when the tomatoes and red peppers are in season, and households across the country stock their pantries with homemade pastes and other savory sauces using these ingredients as a base. While these sauces can be consumed on their own, you will find …

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Ottoman treats of Bursa

Although Bursa is winning when it comes to historical trips with its unbelievably rich texture, it truly conquers hearts with its culinary heritage that provides a feast for your eyes and your stomach. So, get ready to taste great flavors at every meal of the day in Bursa with meat dishes, pastries and desserts. The …

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