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Red pepper and walnut dip (Yogurtlu kozlenmis biber)

Red pepper and walnut dip (Yogurtlu kozlenmis biber)

Turkish cuisine is dominated by meze food, and the star of these tables are the dips. There are literally 100's of dips across the...

Ali Nazik: Ground mutton (or lamb) with smoked eggplant

Ali Nazik: Ground mutton (or lamb) with smoked eggplant

Ali Nazik literally means "gentle hand" in Turkish. As the story goes, this dish was made for a Sultan in the Gazientip Region of Turkey...

Turkish mutton chops from Gaziantep

Turkish mutton chops from Gaziantep

Gaziantep is in the South Eastern region of Turkey near the Mediterranean cost. It is known to be an ancient city, controlled initially...

Turkish zucchini, feta, dill and walnut salad

Turkish zucchini, feta, dill and walnut salad

This is a modern rendition of a traditional salad called Cevizli kaba, a cooling salad with creamy yogurt, walnuts, feta and zucchini. In...

Pomegranate and walnut rice pudding

Pomegranate and walnut rice pudding

If there is a dessert that we all grew up with, it is rice pudding. Versions of it are found in every country and culture on this planet....

Lemon, garlic, and herb yogurt or Haydari

Lemon, garlic, and herb yogurt or Haydari

I was looking for a yogurt dish to serve with some kebabs, Kebab Torsh, and a delicate Lentil rice tahdig as part of a larger meal and I...