Tag: Turkey food

Türk Kahvesi (Turkey)

Türk Kahvesi (Turkey)

1 tsp Turkish coffee 1 tsp sugar 1 Turkish coffee cup of purified water (see the picture)   Put the coffee and sugar in the coffeepot (cezve, see the picture ) and stir. Fill the Turkish coffee cup with water, leaving some room at the top. Then 

Salep (Turkey)

Salep (Turkey)

  Ingredients 2 tablespoons glutinous rice flour (see note above) 2 cups whole milk 4 teaspoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon rosewater Ground cinnamon, for garnish 2 teaspoons finely chopped pistachios, for garnish   Directions In a small saucepan, combine rice flour and milk, whisking well. Set 

İskender Kebap (Turkey)

İskender Kebap (Turkey)

Ingredients For the meat marinate: 2 lbs. rib eye steak or lamb or beef tenderloin 2 large onions, grated 45 ml / 3 tbsp. olive oil 10 ml/ 2 tsp. dried oregano 10 ml/ 2 tsp. red pepper flakes Salt and freshly ground black pepper 

İmam Bayıldı (Turkey)

İmam Bayıldı (Turkey)

INGREDİENTS 2medium onions, chopped 1⁄2–3⁄4cup olive oil 2garlic cloves, crushed 3medium tomatoes, peeled and chopped 4tablespoons chopped parsley 1tablespoon chopped of fresh mint or 1⁄2teaspoon dried mint, crumbled salt and pepper 2medium eggplants 1teaspoon sugar 2tablespoons fresh lemon juice DİRECTİONS Saute the onions in a little oil. Add the garlic, tomatoes, parsley, salt, and pepper. Cook 

Döner (Turkey)

Döner (Turkey)

  Ingredients 1 tsp rapeseed oil 400g/14oz lean lamb mince (5% fat) 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander ½ tsp onion powder ½ tsp smoked paprika ½ tsp sea salt ½ tsp freshly ground black pepper To serve 4 brown pittas ½ iceberg lettuce, finely shredded ¼ red cabbage, cored and finely shredded 

Mercimek Köftesi (Turkey)

Mercimek Köftesi (Turkey)

1 cup red lentil 1/2 cup fine bulgur 1/2 cup olive oil 2 cups of water 1 medium onion, very finely chopped 1 tsp cumin 1 tbsp tomato paste + 1 tbsp red pepper paste (if you cannot find red pepper paste you can use 

Su Böreği (Turkey)

Su Böreği (Turkey)

Ingredients 5 phyllo sheets / yufka 400 milliliter water room temperature 400 milliliter milk 200 milliliter olive oil 4 eggs Filling 400 gram white chee 1/2 bunch parsley chopped Instructions Break the eggs in a large mixing bowl and whisk shortly. Then into the same bowl add; water, milk and olive oil. Whisk all together so they are well 

Baklalı Enginar ( turkey)

Baklalı Enginar ( turkey)

  5 items pickled artichoke 300 grams inner pod 1 bunch dill 1 bond fresh onion 1,5 sweet spoon granulated sugar 1 tea spoon salt 1 unit freshly squeezed lemon juice 5 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon warm water Key point Carefully remove artichokes to 

Kayısı Tatlısı (Turkey)

Kayısı Tatlısı (Turkey)

    Ingredients 250g/8oz Turkish dried apricots/ 1 cup water juice of ½ lemon 4 tbsp sugar kaymak or clotted cream to serve (approx ½ roll of kaymak) flaked almonds or crushed pistachio nuts for garnish Method Soak the apricots overnight in cold water. Drain and reserve 

Pirinç Pilavı (Turkey)

Pirinç Pilavı (Turkey)

  Ingredients 3 glasses of rice (a normal kitchen glass will do, approx 225 or 250 ml) 3 tablespoons butter (real butter gives the flavour, margarine is not a substitute) 3 glasses of water or stock (chicken stock works particularly well, and helps conjure the