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Turkish Style Leek & 30 Minutes Meal

I made 30 minutes meal in this episode. Beginning with a traditional tarhana soup, leek dish with ground beef, and whole wheat spaghetti with tomato paste sauce. As a side dish I take out pickled cabbage that I made before and as a dessert 2 ingredient fig pudding which is a traditional dessert we call…

Turkish Pilav With Orzo | Best Turkish Side Dish
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Turkish Pilav With Orzo | Best Turkish Side Dish

Turkish pilaf with orzo “Şehriyeli Pilav” is our favorite side dish at home that goes well with almost any Turkish dish. With browned orzo in butter, it has a nutty taste and with hints, it is very fluffy. Pilav has an important role in Turkish cuisine. There is no good Turkish menu that is complete…

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Turkish Kofte With Eggplant Base & Tomato Sauce

I have an easy to make festive dish Turkish koftes with eggplant base and tomato sauce. It has a bechamel like a puree base with eggplants and Turkish style meatballs kofte on top with tomato sauce and topped with kashar cheese before it goes to the oven.With all those layers it turns out so yummy…

Turkish Stuffed Eggplant “Karniyarik”
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Turkish Stuffed Eggplant “Karniyarik”

Stuffed Eggplant Karniyarik is one of the traditional, best known, and favorite Turkish dish of all time. It is irresistible with the combination of ingredients and the presentation. Best served with fluffy Turkish style pilaf. They translate the word “Karniyarik” as a split belly. “Karın” means belly and “yarık” means split. I am really excited…