Orzo Pilaf with Avocado

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Orzo pilaf is one of the dishes I remember from my university years, I saw it for the first time there and we would have it at least once a week at the school cafeteria. I do love Orzo Soup or love rice with orzo, but had had no idea about orzo pilaf until I… 

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Herbed Bulgur Pilaf

Herbed Bulgur Pilaf | giverecipe.com

Bulgur (pounded wheat) used to be considered as the food of the poor, but it has gained its real value among people for a few years. People have become more aware of its health benefits, so they start to prefer it to white rice if they are health conscious. Do you know why bulgur is… 

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Bulgur Pilaf With Broccoli

Bulgur Pilaf With Broccoli | giverecipe.com

I woke up with an itch in my palm this morning, which reminded me of a Turkish superstition. There are thousands of superstitions in our culture and this one is about itching palms. Personally,  don’t believe in superstitions, but many people do. I find them funny though and I think these are a part of… 

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Rice with Carrot

Rice with Carrot

Pilaf is the main side dish in Turkish cuisine. We serve it with meat dishes, chicken dishes, stews. Even some people eat it as a main dish. Sometimes they prefer various kinds of rice pilaf, sometimes bulgur(pounded wheat) pilaf, but mostley they have one kind of pilaf on their tables.

Drinking House Pilaf Recipe(Meyhane Pilavı Tarifi)

Drinking House Pilaf

This pilaf is mainly served in Turkish drinking houses with raki, which is the traditional Turkish alcoholic drink. That’s why its name is drinking house pilaf (meyhane pilavı). However, it is also a very common pilaf cooked in any Turkish home. This pilaf is eaten as a side dish, generally with kidney peas or chickpeas.