October 12, 2012

Mom’s Chicken Soup – Tavuklu Şehriye Çorbası

Chicken Soup – Tavuklu Şehriye Çorbası Oh, the comfort of mom’s chicken soup on a cold day! Whether it is a cold day, or you  have […]
May 30, 2012

Meatballs in Tomato Sauce – Salçalı Köfte

Meatballs in tomato sauce – Salçalı Köfte Definitely a comfort food. Kids love it, so do the adults. These classic meatballs are not only a great […]
April 12, 2012

White Beans in Olive Oil – Kuru Fasulye

White Beans over Rice – Kurufasulye – Pilav is one of the most basic, traditional, comforting dishes in the Turkish Cuisine. If you go to a […]
March 20, 2012

Baked Chicken with Mixed Vegetables

Baked Chicken with Mixed Vegetables When our kids were young, working full time and making sure the family was properly fed was always a challenge. I […]
March 2, 2012

Cauliflower Au Gratin – Firinda Karnibahar

Ingredients: 1 medium cauliflower, trimmed and cut into florets 2 cups boiling water ½ lb lean ground beef 1 medium onion, chopped 2 table spoons olive […]
February 23, 2012

Stuffed Zucchini & Peppers – Kabak ve Biber Dolmasi

Dolma means “stuffed” in Turkish, referring to stuffed vegetable dishes. Best known dolma by far is the stuffed grape leaves. Other vegetables that are used in […]
January 28, 2012

Green Lentils in Olive Oil

Green Lentils with Carrots in Olive Oil   In Turkish cuisine, like throughout the Middle East, both red and green lentils are used quite often, especially […]
December 18, 2011

Ezogelin (Red Lentils with Bulgur) Soup

Ezogelin Soup – Red Lentil Soup with Bulgur Ezogelin Soup Red lentils uncooked When cooking red lentils, first they turn yellow but keep their shape As […]
December 5, 2011

Seabass Stew

Seabass Stew If you look up “Blue Cruise”, also known as Blue Voyage, you’ll discover the beauty of the Turkey’s southwestern coast and the magical excursions […]