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Pastry with mushroom

  With every falling rain, the mushrooms under the trees give off their excellent scent. The Autumn leaves fall one by one to the ground. Very soon we will welcome winter, even if we still did not given up on … Continue reading

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Pastry with lentil (Mercimekli börek)

Mediterranean hartwort is a herb like parsley, but the leaves are round and soft hairy. It has a sharp scent, which is perfect for pastries. This börek is ideal for vegetarians or for the ones who like to eat light during … Continue reading

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(Sodalı Börek)Pastry with soda water

The Nomadic Turks invented how to make flat, thin bread because it was easily dried and stored. They call the technique of rolling thin dough as yufka(filo pastry).When needed, it was moistened before being eaten. Except the ones produced with machine, even today it remains one of the most difficult … Continue reading

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Karnıyarık with pilav (Stuffed aubergine with pilav)

Karnıyarık literally means slit belly in Turkish, to emphasize the Turkish style stuffed aubergine with minced meat. It is an indispensable dish of the season, when accompanies with pilav. For sade pilav (plain pilav): 1 cup baldo rice or a thick … 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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