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Roasted turkey for New Year

At the end of each year, most Turkish city streets are decorated with lights and the shops decorate their windows with pine trees. In Turkey, most people have a special dinner with family and friends for New Year’s celebration or old year’s night. Large family dinners are organized featuring … Continue reading

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Risotto

A dish of risotto is a perfect light food for this season. In Turkish cuisine we have the simplest type of risotto which we call it lapa. It is a kind of rice porridge made of rice, water and lemon and creamy … Continue reading

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Savory pastry with zucchini (kabaklı poğaça)

These delicious poğaças can be prepared early and kept in the refrigerator. Pop them in the oven half an hour before you plan to serve them. Because they are best when they are hot! for the dough: 2 cup flour 5 … Continue reading

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Grilled zucchini brushed with garlic and olive oil

During summer in Turkish cuisine the meal is almost incomplete without zucchini. It is not only a palate but also very nutritious. It has beta carotene, vitamin C, magnesium, potassium, phosphorous which is good for a healthy body. This savoury grilled zucchinis both … 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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