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Cooking & Sharing: A Love of Turkish Food

Good food tastes good whether you eat alone or with friends but cooking, and more so food has the power to bring people together, something I'm forever grateful for. 

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Purple Basil CoolerReyhan Şerbeti

Serve ice cold on a hot summers day and its unique spicy-sweet flavour will pack a refreshing punch that'll have you revitalised and ready to go. Basil may seem like a strange idea for a cold drink but it's surprisingly addictive and its ever-changing purple tones are rather eye-catching. 

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Turkish Store-cupboard Cooking: Free Recipe Book

As many of us are trying to avoid unnecessary trips to markets we're turning to store-cupboard friendly recipes I've put together a mini cookbook featuring some of my favourite recipes that use only pantry ingredients, Within it you'll find 15 recipes using only store-cupboard ingredients.

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Izmir Style Meatballs

Oven-baked and full of flavour

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Turkish Izmir style meatballs, long shaped patties lined up on a baking sheet. Potato wedges on tray behind with small child hand patting them down.

Cooking From An Ottoman Mansion

Dishes from Ayşe Kulin's novel, Farwell

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Tourqouise handmade bowl stacked with small fried dough sweet bites. Pink carnation decoration.

Free Turkish Recipe Ebook

15 Turkish Recipes Using Ingredients From The Pantry.

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    Crispy pastry treats filled with cheese and fresh herbs. Perfect for slow Sunday breakfasts, picnics or a super spreads. Served hot or cold the wonderfully treats a great for adults and kids alike.
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    A chicken dish sweet enough for a Sultans feast. Sauteed chicken with dried fruit and almonds in a turmeric-based stock with easy cook nutty orzo pasta grains. For a more indulgent treat substitute the turmeric for saffron.
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    Kuru Fasulye / Turkish white beans with caramelised onions and a tomato sauce. A heart, warming vegetarian and vegan bean stew with a sweet undertone.
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Turkish Recipe Of The Month

Bowl of rich red coloured Turkish orzo soup and crusty sourdough bread.
 

Quick Soup For The Changing Weather

  • Store-cupboard Cooking
  • Quick Cook

Orzo pasta grains, cooked in an immune-boosting broth brought together with a rich and creamy dressing of egg and lemon.  Şehriye Çorbası 'Orzo Soup'