Lahmacun

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This is one of the most popular traditional Turkish fast food. It’s originally from an Eastern city of Turkey, Sanliurfa. Now you can find lahmacun restaurants all around the country and not surprisingly, the owners of almost all these restaurants are from Sanliurfa. And generally they serve lahmacun only, not any other dishes. As people… 

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Stuffed Red Peppers Ramadan 4

Stuffed Red Peppers | giverecipe.com

Iftar is as important as suhoor during Ramadan. And there is a great tradition during this month. You can see iftar tents at certain streets of cities. Iftar tents are the places where homeless people or poor people are served various dishes for free. They either eat there or bring their pots and have them… 

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Piyaz

Piyaz

Piyaz is the name of an appetizer or salad made of dried beans. In Turkey, it is generally served as a salad near grilled meatballs. They are one of the best couples. You can ask for piyaz in all meatball restaurants here. Besides, you can also have it as a main dish if you don’t… 

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Noah Pudding

Noah Pudding

  This recipe is very special among muslims. They especially make this dessert on a special day. They believe that a lot of miracles happened on that day. God forgave Adam on that day, Noah and other living things on his boat were saved from flood on that day, Yunus was taken from the stomach… 

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Turkish Rice Pudding in Oven Recipe(Fırın Sütlaç Tarifi)

Turkish Rice Pudding in Oven

My husband and I craved for Turkish rice pudding last night. That is called “Sutlac” in Turkish. Luckily we had all ingredients, so baked it. But we didn’t eat until today as we had to wait until they get cold enough. If you try this recipe, I’m sure this will be your favorite dairy dessert.

Stuffed Tomatoes with Yellow Cheese Recipe

Stuffed Tomatoes with Yellow Cheese

Turkish people can carve any vegetable or fruit and fill it with some mixture. These stuffed tomatoes are only one kind of stuffed vegetables. Who doesn’t love the combination of tomatoes and cheese? We enrich this combination with the flavor of onion. Fresh mint is always the best garnish for such a dish! Stuffed tomatoes… 

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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.