Turkish Red Lentil Soup Recipe: Easy & Homemade

Turkish lentil soup in a bowl flavoured with ground red pepper

Related content: List of Turkish Soups and their Recipes This Turkish red lentil soup recipe is nutritious, healthy, and comforting, especially during the colder autumn and winter months. Lentil soup recipe: Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 cup red lentils 1 carrot 1 potato 1 onion 1 clove of garlic 6 cups lamb or chicken stock or … Read more

Turkish Sour Cherry Drink Recipe: Easy & Homemade

Turkish sour cherry drink

Related content: Turkish Drinks: 10 Popular Beverages Turkey Can’t Live Without This Turkish Sour Cherry Drink serves 6 Ingredients 2 cups sugar 650 gr fresh sour cherries 5 cups water Method Combine the sugar with the water in a medium-size saucepan and stir the mixture over low heat until the sugar has dissolved. Add the … Read more

Turkish Tarhana Soup Recipe: Easy & Homemade

Tarhana soup is one of the most popular soups in Turkish cuisine. It is nutritious and natural, and as a result, it is one of the first foods Turkish babies start eating following breast milk. If you have tarhana powder ready at home, making tarhana soup will be very easy. It will take up to … Read more

Turkish Ayran Aşı Soup Recipe: Easy & Homemade

Related content: List of Turkish Soups and their Recipes Cold ayranaşı soup is a mainstay of the Turkish summer table and can be enjoyed chilled or lukewarm. Thanks to bulgur and chickpeas, cold ayranaşı soup makes for a satisfying and light main meal; practical, tasty, and nutritious. Ayran Aşı Soup Recipe: Ingredients 1 cup of … Read more

List of Turkish Soups and their Recipes

Tarhana soup in a bowl served with hot red pepper

9 Delicious Turkish Soups You MUST Taste During Your Turkey Holiday [with recipes] Soups have held an important place in traditional Turkish cuisine for centuries, and certainly far more so than other world cuisines. In this post, we outline the nine Turkish soups you must taste during your visit to Istanbul. After we explain the … Read more

Turkish Chicken and Vermicelli Soup Recipe: Easy & Homemade

Related content: List of Turkish Soups and their Recipes Serves 4-6 Ingredients 3 tablespoons unsalted clarified butter 2 tablespoons finely grated onion 230 gr boneless, skinless chicken breast, diced 1 cup vermicelli, broken into 1- to 1 ½ -inch pieces 1 ½ quarts chicken stock Salt 5 tablespoons lemon juice Method In a heavy medium-size … Read more

Turkish Ezogelin Soup Recipe: Easy & Homemade

Ezogelin soup served in a soup bowl

Related content: List of Turkish Soups and their Recipes Turkish Ezogelin Soup Recipe: Serves 4-6 Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted clarified butter 1 large onion, finely diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 medium tomato, finely chopped 2 tablespoons paprika ½ teaspoon red pepper 1 ½ cups red lentils … Read more

Turkish Ice Cream Recipe: Easy & Homemade Dondurma

Related content: List of Best Turkish Foods: 44 Turkish Dishes (w/ Photos) Ice cream, of course, is a favorite summer treat all over the world. However, authentic Turkish dondurma is very different from the ice cream made in other parts of the world (see our homemade Turkish ice cream recipe below). Salep powder and mastic … Read more

Turkish Pickles Recipe: Easy & Homemade

4 shelves filled with jars of colourful pickles including peppers, okra, carrots, garlic, cauliflower and more

Pickles have been a prominent addition to the Ottoman and Turkish diets and tables for centuries. Both healthy and nutritious, they also enhance the flavors of many Turkish dishes and serve as preferred sides to legumes and other dishes, especially during the winter months. Pickle juice is also considered a hangover cure in Turkey. The … Read more

Turkish Menemen Recipe: Easy & Homemade

First prepared by Cretan Turks in Izmir along Turkey’s Agean coastline, menemen derives its name from the specific district where it was first created. The main ingredients of menemen are simply tomatoes, peppers, and eggs, so it’s little wonder that it has survived from Ottoman times until today. It’s hard to imagine a Turkish breakfast … Read more