Hünkar Pilavı (Sultan's Pilaf) Recipe

Friday, June 15, 2012

Ottoman Sultans definetly had a fine palate.I can imagine hundreds of cooks in Palace Kitchen were trying different mixtures for Sultan to like.
This rice recipe called Sultan's Pilaf which you can find various types of sultan pilaf. Probably each of them has different style. It was a kinda new experiment for my family to mix a lot of different spices in the rice but the result was definetly perfect.

Erikli Kuzu Yahnisi (Lamb with Prune Sauce) Recipe

Yahni is an awesome flavor which is heritage from Ottoman times. It is a cooking type which mean stewing meat,chicken or fish. You can cook it in various types with different vegetables and sauces. Lamb with prune has sweet taste. Enjoy!!

Bulghur Pilaf with Chicken Recipe

Monday, June 11, 2012

This dish originally from Urfa which is one of the oldest city in the world. As you can guess , they presented lots of good dishes to world. It has very rich kitchen.

Couscous Salad Recipe

Saturday, June 9, 2012

It is easy and delicious salad recipe.. Same ingredients i use with macaroni, first time i tried with couscous and it turned awesome dish!

Muhammara Recipe (Red pepper dip)

Monday, June 4, 2012

Muhammara is hot red pepper appetizer which belongs to Gaziantep kitchen. I like hot so it is one of my favourite appetizer and also the king of the table on sunday breakfasts at my home. If you dont like so hot , you can reduce the red pepper amount as your wish..

Perde Pilavi(Drape Pilaf)

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Turkish Kitchen has wide range of various foods, and rice takes an important place here. Perde pilavi is one of the best rice dishes, especially cooked in the eastern part of Turkey, and is a popular dish for weddings.

All ingredients in drape pilaf have a meaning. Rice symbolizes fertility, currant symbolizes future children, and crust symbolizes protection and privacy.

After cooking it for the first time I wanted to share this with you. Although it looks difficult to make, it is not that hard.


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