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Clarified Butter Recipe: Süzme Yağ

How to Make Clarified Butter Method To make 120gr clarified butter, melt a pound of butter in a saucepan over low heat until a white foam appears on the surface. Skim and discard the foam. Slowly pour the clarified butter in a bowl, leaving behind and discarding the milk solids that have collected at the … Read more

Olive Oil and Lemon Sauce Recipe

How to Make Olive Oil and Lemon Sauce Ingredients ½ cup lemon juice 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon dried or fresh oregano 1/3 cup coarsely chopped fresh parsley leaves 1 cup olive oil Salt and black pepper Method Combine the lemon juice, garlic, oregano, and parsley (if you’re using it) in a small bowl. … Read more

Turkish Cucumbers with Yogurt Recipe: Cacık

How to Make Turkish Cucumbers with Yogurt Serves 4-6 Ingredients 5 cups plain yogurt 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons salt 1 tablespoon dried mint 3 cucumbers, grated or finely diced 8-10 fresh mint leaves olive oil Method Beat together the yogurt, garlic, and salt until smooth. Add the dried mint, cucumber, and 1 cup … Read more

Turkish Yogurt Garlic Sauce Recipe

How to Make Yogurt Garlic Sauce Ingredients 2 cups yogurt 4 garlic cloves Salt Method In a small bowl, whisk the yogurt, minced garlic, and salt until the mixture is very smooth. Cover the bowl and refrigerate the sauce for at least 15 minutes to allow the flavor of the garlic to blend with the … Read more

Lamb Stock Recipe: Et Suyu

How to Make Lamb Stock Makes 2 Quarts Ingredients 1350 gr lamb shank bones with some meat on them 1 medium onion, chopped 2 celery ribs, chopped 2 leeks (white parts only), chopped 2 carrots, coarsely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 dried or fresh bay leaf 1 sprig fresh thyme 4 sprigs fresh parsley … Read more

Chicken Stock Recipe: Tavuk Suyu

How to Make Chicken Stock Makes 2 Quarts Ingredients 1350 gr chicken carcass with some meat still on the bones 1 small onion, chopped 2 celery ribs, chopped 2 leeks (white parts only), chopped 2 carrots, coarsely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 dried or fresh bay leaf 2 whole cloves 6 black peppercorns, slightly … Read more

Turkish Pasha’s Kofta Recipe: Paşa Köftesi

How to Make Pasha’s Kofta Serves 4 Ingredients 4 slices day-old white bread, crusts removed   900 gr lean ground lamb or beef 1 small onion, grated 4 garlic cloves, minced ¼ cup finely chopped fresh parsley 2 eggs ½ teaspoon red pepper 1 teaspoon paprika 1 tablespoon ground cumin Salt and black pepper Creamy … Read more

Recommended Menus

Recommended Menus All Menus Serve 4-6 People Summer Dinner Menu Soup: High Plateau SoupAppetizer: Stuffed EggplantMain Course: Char-Grilled Swordfish Shish Kebab and White Rice PilafSalad: Shepherd’s SaladDessert: Pistachio Semolina Cake and Turkish Coffee Summer Lunch Menu Serve a sour cherry drink or ayran, a yogurt drink, with this menu. Appetizer: Fried Eggplant and Green Peppers … Read more

Turkish Shredded Filo Dough Recipe: Tel Kadayıf

How to Make Shredded Filo Dough Makes 20 Pieces Syrup 3 cups cold water 3 cups sugar 2 tablespoons lemon juice Ingredients 450 gr shredded filo dough 200 gr walnuts 1 tablespoon sugar ¾ cup unsalted clarified butter Method Heat the oven to 190°C. To make the syrup, combine the water with the sugar. Boil … Read more

Turkish Lamb with White Beans Recipe: Etli Kuru Fasülye

How to Make Lamb with White Beans Serve it with White Rice Pilaf and Cucumbers with Yogurt and Mint. Serves 4-6 Ingredients ¼ cup unsalted butter 900 gr boneless lamb shoulder, cut into 1-inch cubes 1 medium onion, diced 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon tomato paste 4 medium tomatoes, coarsely chopped 2 cups dried … Read more