GLUTENFREE AŞURE (NOAH’S ARK PUDDING)

According to a Turkish legend, the first version of ‘aşure’ was made by Noah himself. After some weeks on the ark, food stocks dwindled. Thus Noah put a bit of everything he had left on the ark into one pot and created the first “aşure”. Noah and his passengers well-fed  with “aşure”until the ark finally rested…

ŞIHIL MAHŞİ (FRIED AND STUFFED ZUCCHINIS)

Ingredients (For 2-3 pax) – 500 gr zucchinis (2-3 units)  – 250 gr minced meat (beef or beef and lamb mixture)  – 1 onion – 1/2 cup cooked chickpeas – 2 coffee spoon tomato paste – Parsley – 6 table spoon olive oil – 1/2 coffee spoon ground black pepper – 1/2 coffee spoon red…

HÜNKAR BEĞENDİ (SULTAN’S DELIGHT)

Despite the fact that I have traveled almost 100 countries all over the world and tasted the local food of each one; Turkish Cuisine is still the most precious one for me. That’s why I will share several recipes of Turkish cuisine days to make your stomachs and souls happy during Covid-10 quarantine days.  Hünkar…

TORRIJAS (SPEACIAL DESSERT FOR EASTER)

Easter is approaching and it is just the right time to prepare a traditional Spanish dessert special for this period of the year. Torrijas is very simple yet very delicious and makes you become full of energy! Historical Background: The origin of this sweet is attributed to the Roman times. Marcus Gavius Apicius, a 1st…