Muceddere – Bulgur Rice With Green Lentils
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Muceddere – Bulgur Rice With Green Lentils

An easy vegan friendly iftar/dinner menu with local traditional dishes from the Southeastern part of Turkey Gaziantep. The main dish is “Muceddere” A bulgur rice with green lentils. Muceddere or “Müceddere” as we write in Turkish, is a meal on its own, full of flavor and nutritious. But I wanted to serve it with mom-style…

Turkish Rolled Kale /Collard Green Recipe (Vegan)
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Turkish Rolled Kale /Collard Green Recipe (Vegan)

Learn how to make vegan, stuffed kale rolls traditional Turkish way. Rolled Kale “Karalahana Sarması” is famous in Trabzon, Turkey. With local Zeynep Nadir, we made traditional Turkish dishes from the Blacksea region including rolled Kale “Kuymak” with oozing cheesy texture; “kaygana” simple egg dishes are other traditional breakfast dishes we made in old Konak…

Turkish Gozleme Recipe With Cheese Spinach Filling
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Turkish Gozleme Recipe With Cheese Spinach Filling

Gozleme is a savory, Turkish stuffed flatbread. It’s a popular quick meal throughout Anatolia and street food, widely available in Istanbul and Turkey. The thinly rolled dough is topped with ingredients, often with ground beef, spinach, cheese, potatoes, and parsley. After you fold it over and seal it, you cook on a sac Tawa, griddle,…

Potato Flatbread: Velibah / Aloo Paratha
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Potato Flatbread: Velibah / Aloo Paratha

Tempting flatbread filled with a good size ball of delicious potato filling. It’s called “Velibah” in Turkish but it’s known as a Circassian Borek type. It is very easy to make, no oven needed. We are going to cook it on a griddle or pan. Enjoy it with your breakfast, lunch, or any time of…

Rolled Spinach Borek “Ispanaklı Börek”
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Rolled Spinach Borek “Ispanaklı Börek”

Borek is baked, filled pastries made of a thin flaky dough such as phyllo or Yufka sheets. It is typically filled with meat, cheese, or vegetables like spinach borek I have many varieties of Turkish borek including the one you can make from scratch but in this version, we are going to use Yufka sheets…

Spinach Mushroom Casserole With Potato Purée
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Spinach Mushroom Casserole With Potato Purée

One of the best dishes you can make with spinach: “Spinach Mushroom Casserole With Potato Purée” It has a potato base and, bechamel layer, topped with cheese. Together with the béchamel sauce, the combinations go very well and make a delicious dish, Truly worth trying. If you work with a plan, you can prepare the…