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Quince wedges in olive oil

2 big size quinces 1 medium onion 1 medium carrot 2 cloves garlic 3 T. extra virgin olive oil 2 T. fresh orange juice 1 T. fresh lemon juice a pinch of salt Thoroughly wash quinces, cut in half. Quince is … Continue reading

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Homemade pomegranate syrup (sour) ~Nar ekşisi

The high concentration of antioxidants give heart friendly pomegranates a reputation as a superfood including its rich vitamins. Pomegranate syrup is an integral part of Turkish cuisine, especially Southern region of the country. The pomegranate syrup is obtained by reducing … Continue reading

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Mini carob rusks with aniseed and walnut

According to the historians, rusk was consumed by ancient Minoans (in Crete) as it was the only way to have a kind of bread to keep longer without spoiling, during their journeys. They call paximadi (παξιμάδι) to the ancient wonder bread … Continue reading

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Chocolate sponge cake with dark chocolate ganache decorated with homemade oreos

If you are missing a classic snack, here it is the dark chocolate cookies sandwiched with butter vanilla cream fillings, nowadays called oreos! 1 1/2 cups of flour 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup dark cacao powder 1/2 cup butter (room … Continue reading

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Summer with friends

For the plum filling: 500 gr plums (deseeded) 1/2 cup sugar (depends on plum, if it is sour add more sugar by tasting it) cinnamon Place the plums into a sauce pan and cook. Do not add water. When soften … Continue reading

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