Green Olives For Breakfast

Green Olives For Breakfast | giverecipe.com

How To Eat Green Olives Breakfast might be considered as the most important meal in Turkish culture. We don’t like having small breakfasts with cereal, sandwich or cake. Coffee is no way considered as breakfast! There are certain must be on table foods. Besides bread and tea, there must be black and green olives, cheese, […]

Olive Oil

Olive Oil | giverecipe.com

From Olive To Olive Oil Can you believe that olive oil is produced from these little green fruits? They are as hard as stone, right? As a child I couldn’t understand how this stone like fruit become liquid? My grandparents had olive yard and all family members would work during the harvest. There were so […]

Leek With Bulgur

#Leek With #Bulgur | giverecipe.com

Did I talk on the special occasions when Turkish people give some sweet treats to their colleagues or their neighbours  before? What reminded me to tell this Turkish tradition was one of my colleagues the other day. She came to my room at school with a box of chocolate in her hand just when I […]

Preserving Fresh Thyme

Preserving Fresh Thyme | giverecipe.com

You know Mom II (hubby’s mom) from my older posts where you can see some cartoons drawn by her. This canned fresh thyme is a gift from her. She is a big nature lover and a member of TEMA (The Turkish Foundation for Combating Soil Erosion, for Reforestation and the Protection of Natural Habitats). They […]

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 […]