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Spicy cheese dip ~ Tirokafteri (τυροκαφτερή)

Tirokafteri (τυροκαφτερη) or htipiti (χτυπητη) is a cheese spread that is commonly eaten as a meze platter or a party snack. A very rustic, extra simple and great for every occasion! 100 gr white cheese 60 gr mizitra cheese 150 … Continue reading

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Horse bean pie

Being one of the oldest flavours of Aegean eating diet,  the horse bean was grown by our ancasters also by the old Greeks and Romans. They were used to make bread or cake with the beans. Just to refresh our minds, here is a pie with … Continue reading

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Potato pies with filo pastry

If your husband or your partner loves pastry in addition prefers it with potato, then it is a necessity to reinvent varieties of pastry with potato (patatesli börek). Börek means pastry in Turkish, literally the root for börek is from … Continue reading

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Pastry filled with potato

1 sheet shortcrust pastry 2 medium potatoes 1/2 cup white cheese 6 stems of parsley (chopped) red pepper flakes Wash and boil the potatoes in a pressure cooker. Peel and mash them. Smash the white cheese with a fork. Add cheese, chopped parsley and red pepper to … Continue reading

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Roast meat with smoked aubergines(Hünkar Beğendili Rosto)

Aubergine(eggplant) has a very special place in Turkish cuisine. If one asks to a Turk ” How do you usually cook your aubergine?”, the answer will be frustrating! Because there is no one answer to it. There are aubergine recipes that … Continue reading

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