What is Zeytinyağlı Yaprak Sarması (Oliveoiled Leaf Roll)?

  It is easy to say that this dish is one of the oldest in Turkish cuisine. Actually saying “oldest” is not exactly true because we have no idea about the exact history. But we can say that it is so famous in Turkish kitchen. If women decide to make home’s men happy, probably there…

What Is Sivas Köftesi (Meatball)?

  We have reached an information which told us that there are almost 300 different types of köfte (meatball) in Turkey. Additionally, some of these meatballs are made of vegetables, fish, grains and pulses. Bu of course the most popular ones are made of meat in Turkey. Do not think that these information are unrelated,…

What Is Karnıyarık?

Karnıyarık is one of the major dish of Turkish cuisine. It is major, so should be hard to make. There are no so many people who doesn’t like this dish -except people who don’t like to eat eggplant. It is one of the major dishes but still there is not much information about its history….

What is Güllaç?

One of the best essential milky dessert of month Ramadan. It is easy to prepare but hard to give up eating. We said that it is easy to prepare but if you buy its dough, then it is easy. Otherwise it will take hours to make but it worth for sure. Having pomegranate on it…

What Is Baklava?

Maybe you especially have known Turkey with its famous Baklava. Now we are going to inform you about its origin and history. Baklava has its place in lots of world’s cuisines. But we can say that this famous dessert’s origin is Middle Asia. Exact date can’t be told but with the help of some evidences…

What Is Ayvalık Toast?

You would think that what special thing can make this toast different. Well, the most important answer is its bread. This special bread is made of Ayvalık’s famous Simit Ekmeği which made of chickpea yeast. It is a traditional food of Ayvalık. This delicious bread appears in 1983. A famous chief adds pekmez (grape molasses)…

What Is Lahmacun?

Sometimes it is called as “Turkish Pizza” in other countries because it looks like some kind of a pizza. But taste is extremely different for sure. Maybe its name sounds Turkish but actually not. It is originated from Arabic which “lahm-ü macin”. Because of its made without yeast and putting ground meat (kıyma) that mixed…

What is Ladies Finger Dish?

Where did Ladies Finger Dish come from? Ladies finger is one of the Turkish dish that has its place in deep of the cuisine. But the problem is, this taste is not suitable for everyone. More people don’t like this dish than like. Its benefits are uncountable but it is obvious that its not a…

What Is Sakızlı Muhallebi? (Mastic Gum Custard)

Where did Custard Mastic Gum (Sakızlı Muhallebi) come from? First we want to talk about gum mastic. It has a special history that most of us have any idea. Let us talk about the gum mastic tree before everything. There are lots of rumors about it as you know. According to mythology, there is belief…

What Is Cağ Kebabı?

Cağ Kebabı is actually a domestic taste of Erzurum. And originated from the town of Oltu. Originally its meat should be made from kid or lamb meat because it is became famous with this taste. The meat should be seasoned a while before putting in skewers and roast on wood fire. This kebab got its…