Sesame Halva in Oven

Sesame Halva in Oven |

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 […]

Semolina Halvah II

Semolina Halvah II |

Serving something sweet is a part of our tradition to celebrate festivals. The Feast Of  Sacrifice lasts 4 days and we are on the third day of it. We are happy that we have mom and dad with us during this festival. Mom made this semolina halvah yesterday to serve our guests. Lucky guests!

Semolina Halvah

Semolina Halvah |

Semolina is called “irmik” in Turkey and it’s made of Durum wheat. We use semolina in different ways, but its halvah is the most popular one. It has a yellow color just like bulgur (pounded wheat). They are so similar that if you’re not familiar with both of them, you may be confused. The difference […]

Flour Halvah

Flour Halvah

If you don’t have much time for making something special for your guests to serve them at tea time, this is just for you. Today I got a phone call from my close friend, Hacer’s husband. It was an invitation to her birthday party, I didin’t know that as I can’t keep such things in […]