How To Fry Anchovies

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Anchovies, hamsi in Turkish, are the favorite fish of many people here and I’m not an exception! Most countries don’t have it fresh, so people there use it as paste, preserved or mostly dried. We are lucky to have this small and tasty fish fresh in Turkey. It is caught in Marmara Sea and Blacksea […]

Sesame Halva in Oven

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Halva is a great sweet in Turkish cuisine and it has variations. There are mainly three versions of halva; flour halva, semolina halva and sesame or tahini halva. I shared the recipe for the first two before. What all halvas have in common is that they are all simple but addictive! Another thing could be […]

Bluefish Season Here

Bluefish Season Here | giverecipe.com

We’ve started to see bluefish at fish markets here. Fishermen are allowed to catch bluefish starting from the second week of September till the end of January. You can find the best bluefish at fish markets in this period. The colder the sea water, the tastier it becomes. It is said that there is an […]

Fish With Chard

Fish With Chard | giverecipe.com

The Joy Of A Fish On A Green Bed   Well, you might ask how a fish can get joyful. As you see it in the picture, it is lying on a very relaxing bed. Chard and scallions provide it this comfort and it becomes a very peaceful cooking. We are already in fish season, […]