Simit Recipe
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Simit Recipe

Simit: All-time favorite Turkish street food. Simit is a ring-shaped bread coated with sesame seed. This famous Turkish street food has been around since the 1500s from Ottoman times. Traditionally eaten as a snack or as part of breakfast but can be eaten any time of the day. What you can eat with simit? In…

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 Style Beef Stir fry “SAC TAVA” / Sac Tawa
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Turkish Style Beef Stir fry “SAC TAVA” / Sac Tawa

“Saç Tava” or Tawa is one of the traditional specialty dishes of Turkish cuisine. This Beef stir-fried with vegetables, known as a pre-wedding dish in some regions, and you can find it in most Turkish restaurants. It is cubed meat, beef stir fry in special tawa pans, with onions, tomatoes, green peppers, and some spices….

Turkish Stuffed Cabbage Rolls “Lahana Sarması”
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Turkish Stuffed Cabbage Rolls “Lahana Sarması”

Let’s make spicy, Turkish-style stuffed cabbage rolls “Lahana sarması.” Stuffed cabbage rolls are a popular and traditional dish in Turkey. We have different recipes but mostly have two varieties, one with ground meat and a vegan version without meat (as an olive oil dish). In this episode, I will make it with ground beef and…