Category Archives: Soup

Yoghurt Soup with Mint — Yayla Çorbası

Did you know that Turkish people eat in average more than 40 kgs of yoghurt during a year? One reason for us might be todays soup. It is our most favourite soup in our family. We call it “Yoghurt Soup … Continue reading

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Millet and Chickpea Soup with Sesame Paste – Tahınlı ve sarı darılı nohut çorbası

When my Turkish-speaking readers ask for  the Turkish version of the blog, I try to encourage them to practice their english 😉 but secretly I try to translate at least the recipe for them and I do a little research … Continue reading

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Soup with Red Lentils and Potato – Patatesli kırmızı mercimek çorbası

Actually I could post this soup as “the one and only” soup with pulses all year around. It is a classic! You can find it in every restaurant on the menu as “mercimek çorbası”. In Winter my parents and grandparents … Continue reading

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Noodle Soup

Whenever we visit my in-laws, we have noodle soup for dinner. It doesn’t matter what time we arrive, my mother in law has the noodle soup ready on the table for us. For more than twenty years this is our … Continue reading

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Madeiran Tomatoes and Onion Soup – Sopa de tomate e cebola

About a decade ago, we read an article about hiking in Madeira. Since then we were planning to go there. And because the Winter here in Norway is too long for our taste, we went to Madeira for hiking. It … Continue reading

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Light Soup with MeatballsLeichte Suppe mit Fleischbällchen

There is nothing easier than a vegetable soup with gluten free meatballs. You don’t need to soak bread slices for the meatballs. Even bread crumbs are not needed here. Just mix the meat with spices and a small egg. I … Continue reading

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Tarhana – Homemade instant vegetable soup

“Tarhana” is an instant vegetable soup from Turkey. We used to make some each summer as preparation for Winter. I still remember our first Tarhana week with my sister in Germany as it was yesterday. We had so much fun. It … Continue reading

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Good-Bye Winter

We moved to Oslo last autumn. Most of our friends said, that moving to Oslo just before winter is the worst time to do so. In December it started snowing. I couldn´t wait going for a walk at the Oslo … Continue reading

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