Category Archives: Vegan

Harissa versus Biber Salçası

I discovered Yotam Ottolenghi in England. I love his books, because they are full of new ideas and combinations. His books are a source of inspiration for me. Too bad I can not watch his culinary travel programs on Canal … Continue reading

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Vegetables Baked in Parchment Paper – Kağıtta Sebze

A popular game with my little nieces is hiding behind a chair or behind my palms and showing up with a surprising saying: “Kuck Kuck”. They beam at me every time with shining eyes and we play this game like … Continue reading

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Potato and Bulgur Patties — Bulgurlu patates köftesi

The same procedure as every day, late in the afternoon my concentration diminishes and I get tired. So I drag myself into the kitchen to make a large cup of strong builders tea or coffee and look out for a … Continue reading

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Stuffed Courgettes – Etsiz Kabak Dolması

The last time at the market I found these cute round courgettes. Perfect for filling. I had to take them home. I grew up in a region famous for their delicious apricots. Thus we cooked a lot with fresh and … Continue reading

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Aubergine-Fan – Şakşuka

The last time at the Turkish market I got lovely small aubergines. I sliced and fried them until tender and golden. Then I arranged the slices like a fan and spread each slice with tomato sauce. They look gorgeous, don’t … Continue reading

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Aubergine-Rice with Pine Nuts and Cinnamon – Patlıcanlı, Çam Fıstıklı ve Tarçınlı Pilav

Turkey is one of the five top producers of aubergines in the world. And crazy Turkish ladies like myself can’t resist aubergines on farmers market. The bigest problem on the farmers market is to decide which aubergines I want to … Continue reading

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Lentil-Bulgur-Tabouleh – Mercimekli Kısır

Today I feel almost as glorious as the brave little tailor “Three at one swoop”.  I will embroider my apron with three stars Tina of “lunch for one” wishes “Lentil recipes” until 15. of March. There is also our Winter-Blog-Event … Continue reading

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Turkish Crisps – Susamlı Gevrek Yufka

    Another “BreadBakingDay” forced me into the kitchen today. This time the task was to create crispy crunchy breads. A little ago I posted lovely Norwegian crisps, this time I want to present you my most loved Turkish crisps. … Continue reading

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Turkish Salad with Broad Beans – Piyaz

At the moment a few blog events run in parallel on the subject of “Pulses”. Therefore, this article today is for two different and similar events firstly, for “gaertnerblog“ and secondly for “Grains&Pulses“         Today the sun … Continue reading

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Chickpeas with Spinach – Ispanaklı Nohut

Today a new dish for our Winter blog event: “Grains&Pulses“. This is an easy dish, as long as you have a large can of chickpeas in your store cupboard. You only need to dice onions, spinach and tomatoes. There you … Continue reading

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