Turkish Eggplant And Peppers(patlicanli Markarn

Spaghetti with Eggplant, Roasted Red Peppers and Poblano Chiles Cut the eggplant in 1/4-inch thick round slices, sprinkle with salt and let stand 40 minutes. Roast, seed, peel and cut the peppers and chilies into 1/4-inch-wide strips. Rinse the eggplant, squeeze dry and fry in olive oil until brown on all sides. Discard oil. Heat […]

Green Leaf Lettuce Salad

Wash & dry lettuce. Shred it finely. In a salad bowl, combine with the green onions & a little salt. Sprinkle with the dressing & toss well.

Cucumber And Tomato Salad

Cut tomatoes into 10 wedges. Pare the cucumber; cut it in half lengthwise & then in thin slices. Cut onion in half lengthwise & then slice paper thin. Put the onion slices into a bowl, sprinkle with salt & squeeze in the palm of a hand. Rinse & pat dry. On a platter, arrange in […]

Turkish Eggplant

Remove stems from eggplant; halve lengthwise. Sprinkle with salt; let drain colander for 45 minutes. Rinse; pat dry. Brush cut sides of eggplants with 1 tsp of the oil. Bake on baking sheet about 40 minutes until tender. Scoop out pulp, leaving 1/2 inch thick shell; chop pulp. In Dutch oven, heat remaining oil over […]


Lightly oil a bowl for the dough. Mix the yeast, water and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Add the flour and salt and mix until it forms a well-blended but somewhat soft dough. (resist the temptation to work in any more flour than absolutely necessary.) Knead the dough by hand or machine. If by […]

Kuzu Kapama (roast Lamb With Tomatoes And Potatoes)

Chop the onions, garlic and parsley finely. Peel and slice the potatoes and slice the tomatoes. Preheat the oven to 230C/450F/Gas 8. Liberally grease a large roasting pan with olive oil. Mix together the chopped onions and 2/3 of the garlic. Sprinkle half the mixture over the bottom of the roasting pan. Arrange the tomato […]

Shepherds Salad

Toss all the ingredients together in a bowl. Add the dressing & vinegar & mix well.

Turkish Baklava

1. Chop walnuts to medium fine and mix with 1 cup sugar, 1/4 Teaspoon ground Cinnamon and 1/4 Teaspoon ground Cloves. 2. Melt Butter. 3. Cut Fillo in half so that each sheet fits the bottom of the Baking Pan. 4. Generously butter the bottom and sides of the baking pan and place the Fillo, […]

Oil And Lemon Dressing

Combine all ingredients in a small bowl & beat well with a fork.

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