GüllaçMilky Rosewater Pudding

A traditional Ramadan dessert of starch wafers soaked in sweetened milk with rose water and cardamon. A much-loved dish prominent in the holy month of fasting. 

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Limonlu Yumuşak KurabiyeTurkish Shortbread

Soft, zesty and morish. These lemony biscuits use cheese curd to producing a soft crumbly treat perfect alongside Turkish tea and great for little ones too.

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Aşure - Noah's Pudding A sweet, grain and pulse based desert

A rich, comforting porridge-like desert full of a variety of beans and pulses with tones of Mahlep, cinnamon and cloves and a zesty kick brought together in an optional saffron infused milk. The traditional desert does require a little preparation in advance and some tender care during the making but is well worth the effort. Often made in bulk and shared and exchanged with neighbours and friends.

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Proverbs To Chew On

12 Turkish Proverbs Related To Food. 

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Ozlem's Turkish Table: Recipes From My Homeland 

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Ezo Gelin

My take on the legend behind the famous kebabcı lentil soup - Ezogelin. 

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In The Kitchen This Month

  • Early Summer Fruits
    Apricot, strawberry, cherry, peach, melon.

    Breakfast, Dessert, Snacks & Suppers. Nothing says summer than cooling sweet tastes.
  • Winter DrinksSalep & Boza

    Winter Drinks
    Salep & Boza

    Loved by both little and big one for their warming & filling properties.
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  • Salads
    Light - Bright & Bursting With Flavour

    From the classics, shepherd, spoon, gipsy & walnut to the weird and wonderful. Fresh produce takes you to a summer salad heaven
  • Citrus FruitsLemons, oranges, mandarines & Grapefuit.

    Citrus Fruits
    Lemons, oranges, mandarines & Grapefuit.

    All things to boost the immune system
  • WatermelonsKarpuz


    Juiced, slices, cubes & especially good with white cheese & mint in this refreshing salad
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  • Melon
    A Little Early But Just As Refreshing

    It's time to cart home those huge heavy balls of delight. Deserts, breakfasts, juiced or in salad! Beautiful colours and refreshing tastes.
  • Green BeansMemory Envoking Food

    Green Beans
    Memory Envoking Food

    Slowly braised into a flavoursome treat. Taze fasulye with in-season tomatoes taste like beans never tasted before.
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  • Timeless Dishes
    Turkish Breakfast

    Not just for the morning, on hot humid days where cooking seems to much of a task

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  • Exploring The Turkish Kitchen

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    A journey through, taste, land, customs, and history by means of the Turkish kitchen.

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Recipe Of The Month

Kapuska Turkish Cabbage Recipe

My Favourite Dish Right Now

  • Cabbage
  • Mutton

A simple one-pot recipe reinventing cabbage. - Kapuska