APPETIZER OF EGGPLANT WITH TAHINI SAUCE

Today, I would like to present you an original recipe created by me instead of sharing any recipe from Spanish or Turkish cuisine. For this recipe, I combined my 3 favourite ingredients, namely eggplant, tahini and garlic. I strongly recommend you this delicious appetizer before the summer ends. Ingredients: – 3 eggplants (small/medium size) –…

ASIAN STYLE SEA BREAM WITH VEGGIES

I am inspired by Thai recipe of “Pla Neung See Ew” for this dish; however, steamed fish does not match with Turkish palate, thus I adapted the recipe for myself and baked the fish instead of steaming it.  I hope you will try and enjoy my recipe. Ingredients: -2 sea breams (medium size) -1/2 cup…

İSLİM KEBAB

“Islim Kebabı” is one of the best dishes of the Turkish cuisine and the eggplant is again the leading actor!  Traditionally the eggplant is fried for this recipe, however I prefer to bake it to have a lighter and healthier dish. As it is typical rule for Turkish cuisine, we consume this amazing food with…

SHRIMPS WITH AVOCADO AND BEETROOT DIPPING SAUCES

To enjoy the long summer nights in your garden or at your terrace, all you need are your beloved ones and a table that is full of refreshing finger-food.  Today I will share a great recipe with its bright colors and balanced flavors to pamper your family and friends: The shrimps with two different dipping…

ARTICHOKE WITH PINE NUTS AND BROAD BEANS

Today, I would like to share the recipe of a fusion dish combining Turkish and Spanish cuisines: The flavors of “Girit Usulü Baklalı Enginar- Cretan Style Artichoke with Broad Beans” and “Alcachofas con Piñones y Jamon- Artichokes with Pine Nuts and Ham” will be combined in one plate. Ingredients: (2 pax) 4 fresh artichokes  1…

FRIED RICE

I served the fried rice with Sesame Chicken.You can access my recipe of the Sesame Chicken at my Instagram account below: Ingredients: – 1 cup rice – 2 eggs – 1/2 purple onion – 1 carrot – ½ broccoli – ½ cup frozen peas – 100 gr  mushroom (Shitake )  – 1 celery stick – Juice…

SOUR RED LENTIL SOUP

This soup is a typical dish of the province of Kilis in the Southeastern region of Turkey. Ingredients: -1,5 cups red lentils – 2 cups water – 2 cups chicken stock – 6 cloves of garlic – 1 coffee spoon flake of red pepper  – ½ coffee spoon paprika – 1 coffee spoon dried mint…

ZUCCHINI RAVIOLI WITH SWEET POTATOES

Ingredients: 1 sweet potato (large size)  2 zucchinis ½ celeriac 1 table spoon butter 3 table spoon olive oil ½ coffee spoon gorund ginger ½ coffee spoon grated nutmeg ½ coffee spoon ground cinnamon 2 table spoon finely grated parmesan cheese 1,5 table spoon almond flakes or pinenuts Salt Instructions: – Peel the celeriac and…

SPINACH AND QUINOA BITES

Ingredients: 300 gr fresh spinach 1 cup quinoa 1 onion 1 egg 1 coffee spoon black pepper 1 coffee spoon paprika ½ coffee spoon thyme 1 clove of garlic (grated) 3 table spoon grated mozzarella  2 table spoon grated  white cheese / feta cheese Salt 2 table spoon olive oil 1 table spoon sesame Instructions: Chop…

CAULIFLOWER STEAK WITH “RAS EL HANOUT”

With the splendid aroma of Ras el Hanout which is a spice-mix from North Africa, and the velvet texture of cauliflower purée; I have no doubt that this recipe will be your new favourite! Ingredients: 1 cauliflower (medium size) 5 table spoon olive oil 1 cup almond milk ½ cup cashews or peanuts 1 onion…