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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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  • 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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Turkish Recipe Of The Month

Large bowl of Turkish grain and bean pudding decorated with dried fruits, fresh fig and cinnamon. Turkish pealed wheat and dressings surround the bowl.

Pudding For The Month Of Ashura

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  • Historical Dessert

A rich, comforting porridge-like dessert full of a variety of beans and pulses with tones of Mahlep.  Ashure / Noah's Pudding 'Aşure'