Chestnut Cup

Chestnut Cup | giverecipe.com

Chestnuts remind me of joyful times rather than the dishes with it as it is generally roasted during family or friend meetings. Chestnuts are like the messengers of Winter here. In Winter it’s hard to find an outdoor  activity, but there is a very amusing indoor activity that can be done with the whole family…. 

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Walnut Rolls

Walnut Rolls | giverecipe.com

Mom has been here for a few days, which means we’ve been having feast- like dinners. As she knows how we are busy, she prepares wonderful dishes before I’m back from work. She went to Ankara (capital of Turkey) yesterday morning to visit her sister and turned back before evening. When I came back from… 

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Gullac Ramadan 3

Gullac | giverecipe.com

In Turkish culture, there are some certain dishes which are made on special days or occasions. Sesame Rings, which I wrote on before,  are one of them. And today I want to share another special dish made just in Ramadan month. This is a simple, but tasty dessert called gullac (güllaç in Turkish letters). I… 

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Unripe Fig Jam

Unripe Fig Jam | giverecipe.com

Updated on August 23: Below are from this year’s preserves and we just couldn’t help taking new pictures and sharing them here. Love that green color! Most people think that unripe fruits are worthless, wrong for unripe figs! This jam is unbelievable! I became an aunt two days ago and I was as excited as my… 

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