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Aşure (Ashura, Noah’s Pudding) Recipe

Aşure is a tradition of the Islamic society. It is held every year on the 10th day of Hijri Muharram and is served to neighbors and relatives. According to Islamic belief, when Prophet Noah set foot on land after the Great Flood, he made this dish with the last ingredients in his hand. Today, Aşure is consumed as a uniquely delicious dessert and it is…

Milk Pudding with Semolina Recipe

Here is another unique dessert! Your kids will love this dessert. This dessert is an excellent way for your child to consume milk, especially if your child doesn’t drink milk because of its smell or taste. A unique flavor emerges with the combination of lemon and cinnamon. I am sure you will love this dessert. It’s also a great dessert to serve to guests. Moreover,…

Hünkâr Beğendi Recipe

Hünkâr Beğendi still preserves its distinction and place as one of the most important taste heritages from the Ottoman Empire. Although centuries have passed, it always manages to become one of the most popular invitation dishes of Turkish Cuisine. “Hünkâr beğendi” means “the Sultan liked it” in Turkish. There are different rumors about when it first appeared. According to a rumor, this dish, which was…

Sütlaç (The Rice Pudding) Recipe

Sütlaç is mentioned for the first time in medical books and poems of Kaygusuz Abdal in the 15th century as “milky soup” or “milky rice”. Rice pudding, which also entered the Italian Cuisine, was presented as “Turkish style rice with milk sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon” as the third dish of a feast given by Pope Pius V in 1570. In Ottoman Empire, sütlaç was…

Rosehip Juice Recipe

Rosehip, as it is known, is one of the most important sources of vitamin C (for information about vitamin C see All vitamins; Functions, Daily Needs and Rich Foods). Another feature of rosehip is that it is not cultivated and does not contain pesticides and preservatives, as it is a wild fruit. Therefore, rosehip is a very healthy wild fruit that should be consumed by…

Stuffed Peppers (Biber Dolması) Recipe

Stuffed Peppers is one of the most well-known and favorite dishes of Turkish Cuisine. It is also very practical and easy to make. There are many different types of stuffed peppers. This recipe is for stuffed peppers with minced meat served hot. With this recipe, you can prepare stuffed peppers for 5 people in about 1 hour. Ingredients for the sauce Directions Step 1: Wash…

Ezogelin Soup (Ezo The Bride Soup) Recipe

Ezogelin Soup is one of Turkey’s best known and most admired soups. Besides being very tasty and nutritious, it is a very practical and easy-to-make soup. Ezogelin means “Ezo the bride” in Turkish. You can prepare the ezogelin soup for 6 people in approximately 45 minutes. Ingredients • 2 1/2 cups red lentils, • 3 tablespoons rice, • 2 tablespoons bulgur, (see what is bulgur?)…

Karnıyarık Recipe

Karnıyarık is one of the most authentic dishes of Turkish Cuisine. It is quite tasty and satisfying. With this recipe, a 6-person karnıyarık can be prepared in about 70 minutes. Karnıyarık Ingredients • 6 small eggplants, • 3 green chili peppers, For the minced meat mix; • 300 grams minced meat, • 1 large onion or 2 medium onions, • 2 green chili peppers, •…

Semolina Halva (Semolina Dessert) Recipe

Semolina Halva is a wonderful Turkish dessert from Ottoman cuisine. You can consume it hot or cold according to your taste. It can be made with or without milk. This recipe includes milk. The consistency and color of the semolina dessert change according to taste, so you can adjust the time and the fire of the stove while cooking, whichever consistency and color you want.…