Legumes and pulses hold a firm place of pride within Turkish cuisine. Most home cooks have a favourite but homemade restaurants feature a variety of recipes to keep their hungry workers come back for more and more.
A rich, comforting porridge-like desert full of a variety of beans and pulses with tonnes of mahlep, cinnamon and cloves and a zesty kick brought together in (an optional) saffron-infused milk.
This hearty Turkish bean stew with peppers, onions and tomatoes and spicy pasıtrma cured beef is perfect for late summer when the nights start to cool off.
Kuru Fasulye / Turkish white beans with caramelised onions and a tomato sauce. A heart, warming vegetarian and vegan bean stew with a sweet undertone.