What is Mısır Ekmeği (Cornbread)?

Bread is the oldest nutritional source of human being for sure,not cornbread first. According to first history that is commonly accepted about bread, people wetted shattared wheat with water and then kept waiting after invention of fire. After a while, people saw pores on breads  when they make wet wheat wait and decided to bake…

What is Pöç?

Pöç, it is a food that belongs to Afyonkarahisar city in Turkey. It is one of the local dishes which is sinking into oblivion now because of cooking is a demanding job. Recently, people carry on works to restore old tradition in Afyonkarahisar. Because of that, some restaurants start to cook pöç. By this means,…

What Is Menemen?

Menemen is an irreplaceable taste of all seasons with very fresh tomatoes and green pepper. It is a simple food but still one of the most delicious choice for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Unfortunately, history of that unique taste is unknown. There is a tiny piece of history about the menemen. Most of information about…

What Is Mantı?

  Mantı is an complete meal for Turkish people most of the time. There are few types of cooking styles as boiling, frying or steaming. Cooking and serving types are changing from region to region in Turkey and also ingredients can change sometimes. In spite of these varieties, it has one name in country, Mantı….

What is Kalburabastı?

  This dessert takes its name from sieve which is using while making its dough. This dessert made of putting dough to a sieve and push. So its shape appears this way. This is one of the traditional dessert that bakes with sugar syrup. Also in Greece, they make a dessert with honey and clove…

What is İşkembe (Tripe) Soup?

  İşkembe Soup is one of the oldest dish which is identified with Turkish Cuisine. It has been eaten since Ottoman Empire era up to now. It became kind of a tradition. Also this tradition didn’t just stay in Turkey, it is also spread to Bulgaria, Romania, Macedonia, Greece etc. The reason of this wide…

What is Kokoreç?

  This name is known since Medieval age. The surprising part is, this food appeared in New age with three-wheeled carts. Even that time people were selling this food on these carts. These carts carries by two ox and as you can understand, carts were pretty heavy. So, mobile Kokoreç sellers became like now after…

What is Bici Bici?

  It looks different for sure and also taste is different too. By the way, it is a dessert. This dessert is belong to Adana and Mersin cities (South of Turkey), mostly consumption reason is getting cool a little in extremely hot weathers. It is a savior in hot summer days. It includes baked starch,…

What Is Aşure?

What is Asure? Just asking, what is asure? Why people make it? What does it mean? Firstly the Word means “ten” and its Hebrew. And this day is Muslim Calender’s tenth day. In this day, huge changes that direct humanity happened. For example Adam’s penitence is accepted, Moses’s people freed of Pharaoh, Prophet Jonah’s salvation…