Instead of being bound in traditional sausage casing, Cypriotsheftalia (lamb-and-pork sausage) is wrapped in sheets of caul fat, which renders over a live fire. .The name comes from the Turkish word “şeftali”, which means “peach” in Turkish, and presumably refers to the texture and consistency of these lovelies. 434 more words
I discovered this dish while having dinner at friends on my first visit to Turkey several years ago. I have developed a real fondness for Turkish cuisine. 719 more words
Kookoo are a popular Persian meal or snack and are best described as a kind of Frittata. You can get a vast variety of different kookoo, one of the most popular being kookoo sabzi which is made with copious amounts of fresh herbs and eggs and is nearly always on the menu for Persian New Year (Nowruz). 469 more words
Cider brined pork chop and lamb shank at the Mountain Room at Yosemite National Park.