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Stuffed Globe Courgettes: Turkish Red Pepper Paste and Siyez(Spelt) Wheat

I’m sorry for having been slack in blogging. In case you’ve been wondering…

When you read this, I’ll be on the plane to or already in London for my first WSET Dip exam. 879 more words

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Homemade Simit: Turkish Bagels (Authentic, Crispy & Delicious)

Crispy on the outside, coated with toasted sesame seeds, but soft on the inside; there is nothing quite like a Simit (Turkish bagel).

There is nothing quite like a fresh-baked Simit (Turkish bagel). 456 more words

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Menemen: Turkish Egg Scramble with Tomatoes, Onions & Peppers

Fluffy scrambled eggs cooked with tender tomatoes, onions, peppers and Turkish spices; A hearty and delicious breakfast meal.

     The first time I tried Menemen was at Turkish breakfast one day at a restaurant. 215 more words

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Omelette with Garlic Yogurt (Cilbir)

A delicious plain omelette cooked to perfection and served on plain yogurt garnished with red pepper flakes.

Cilbir is traditionally made with poached eggs but this alternative is a welcome embrace for a simplier version. 219 more words

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Swiss Chard Bulgur Rissoto (Pancarli As)

Tender swiss chard is cooked with peppers, onions, bulgur, tomato paste and bulgur to create this comforting dish. 

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Red Lentil Soup (Eksili Malhita Çorbasi)

A creamy lentil soup, blended to perfection and topped with mint, it’s so delicious and satisfying without feeling overly full.

The best part of this recipe is that it’s a one pot recipe and the lentils are the star of the show. 180 more words

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Mini Meatballs in a Garlic Yogurt Sauce (Cacikli Arap Köfte)

      Delicious mini meatballs made of ground beef and bulgur nestled in cacikli a thick yogurt sauce with parsley, garlic and spices. 

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Mini Meatballs in a Garlic Yogurt Sauce (Cacikli Arap Köfte) 185 more words

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