Foods & Desert

Prepare to embark on a mouthwatering journey through the rich flavors and tantalizing aromas that define this culinary treasure trove. From savoring succulent kebabs to indulging in heavenly baklava, Turkish food promises to take your taste buds on an unforgettable adventure.

In our Category, we have meticulously curated a collection of articles, recipes, and insights that showcase the vibrant Turkish food and dessert scene. Whether you’re a seasoned foodie or simply curious about exploring new flavors, this category page is your gateway to discovering the diverse and delectable offerings of Turkish cuisine.

Are you ready to tantalize your senses and dive into a world of culinary wonders? Join us as we uncover the secrets of Turkish cooking, share tips on how to recreate authentic dishes in your own kitchen, and introduce you to the hidden gems of Turkish desserts. So, grab your apron, gather your ingredients, and get ready to embark on a culinary adventure like no other. Read on to explore the fascinating world of Turkish foods and desserts, and let your taste buds be your guide till the very end of this blog!

  • How To Make Izmir Kumru

    İzmir Kumru Recipe

    Welcome to our culinary adventure as we explore the vibrant streets of İzmir, Turkey, and uncover the delightful flavors of the legendary İzmir Kumru sandwich. Bursting with a medley of savory ingredients and unique textures, this beloved Turkish delight has captured the hearts and palates of food enthusiasts worldwide. Our İzmir Kumru recipe takes you on a sensory journey, combining succulent sausages, aromatic sujuk, tangy pickles, juicy tomatoes, and melted kashar cheese, all nestled between slices of toasty bread. Each bite is a symphony of flavors, blending the savory, the spicy, and the tangy in perfect harmony. This iconic sandwich is more than just a culinary creation; it embodies the rich culinary heritage of İzmir, passed down through generations. By preparing and savoring the İzmir Kumru, you immerse yourself in a tradition that celebrates the vibrant culture and culinary excellence of this enchanting Turkish city. So, join us on this culinary journey and discover the secrets behind the İzmir Kumru. Unleash your inner chef, gather the ingredients, and follow our step-by-step recipe to create this mouthwatering masterpiece in your own kitchen. Get ready to indulge in the irresistible flavors of İzmir and experience the magic of the İzmir Kumru sandwich.

  • Turkish Revani Dessert

    Turkish Revani Dessert

    Turkish Revani dessert is a beloved traditional treat that tantalizes taste buds with its delectable combination of textures and flavors. This delightful semolina cake holds a special place in Turkish cuisine, offering a mouthwatering experience that's hard to resist. Revani is made primarily from semolina flour, which gives it a unique and slightly coarse texture, distinct from regular cake. This special ingredient creates a light and fluffy consistency that melts in your mouth, making each bite truly delightful. The cake is typically flavored with hints of lemon or orange, adding a refreshing and citrusy touch to its overall taste. What sets Turkish Revani apart is its signature soaking process. Once the cake is baked to perfection, it is generously drizzled with a sweet syrup made from sugar, water, and lemon juice or rose water. This syrup seeps into the cake, infusing it with a moist and heavenly sweetness that lingers on your palate. Served chilled or at room temperature, Turkish Revani is often garnished with a sprinkling of crushed pistachios or shredded coconut, adding a lovely contrast of colors and textures. It's a treat that can be enjoyed year-round, whether as a delightful dessert after a hearty meal or as a sweet indulgence during festive occasions. If you're a fan of Mediterranean or Middle Eastern desserts, Turkish Revani is a must-try. Its unique combination of ingredients and flavors will transport you to the vibrant streets of Turkey, where locals have been savoring this beloved dessert for generations. Treat yourself to…

  • Turkish Ayran Recipe

    How to make Turkish Ayran? (Buttermilk)

    If you're looking for a refreshing and healthy beverage, Turkish Ayran is the perfect choice. Originating from Turkey, Ayran is a traditional yogurt-based drink that is loved for its cooling properties and tangy flavor. With just a few simple ingredients, you can easily make this delicious drink at home. To make Turkish Ayran, you will need plain yogurt, cold water, and a pinch of salt. Start by whisking the yogurt in a bowl until it becomes smooth and creamy. Gradually add cold water while whisking continuously until the mixture becomes thin and frothy. The amount of water can be adjusted according to your preference, whether you prefer a thicker or lighter consistency. Next, add a pinch of salt and continue whisking until well combined. Salt not only enhances the flavor but also helps to balance the natural tanginess of the yogurt. Once the ingredients are thoroughly mixed, refrigerate the Ayran for about 30 minutes to chill and allow the flavors to meld together. When serving Turkish Ayran, it is traditionally poured into tall glasses or cups. You can garnish it with a sprig of fresh mint or a sprinkle of ground sumac for added visual appeal. Ayran pairs well with many Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dishes, and it's particularly refreshing on hot summer days. Now that you know how to make Turkish Ayran, you can enjoy this delightful yogurt drink whenever you desire. It's a healthy alternative to sugary beverages and a great way to incorporate probiotics into your diet.…

  • Onion Kebab Recipe

    Onion Kebab

    You can find lots of kebab recipes in Turkish cuisine. Turkish People enjoy kebabs, so they have a kebab recipe for almost any type of meat. Do you know about today’s onion kebab? Did you hear about it? If you didn’t, you’re in for an excellent kebab recipe. Kebabs are very popular in Turkey. They are served in restaurants everywhere. The food varies from region to region. Some areas use more spices, while others use fewer. But overall the food remains the same. There are slight regional differences. One such difference is the onion kebab. In Urfa, there are slight differences from the beautiful city of Antep. But we, as a Turkish food family, will share the traditional recipe. Print How To Make Onion Kebab? (Soğan kebabı)Recipe by Sema AynourCourse: Turkish FoodCuisine: Turkish KebabDifficulty: EasyServings4servingsPrep time30minutesCooking time50minutesCalories286kcalTotal time1hour 20minutesMoreover, we even saw them eat more than one portion of these delicious kebabs. Therefore, you can try our recipe without any doubt. You’ll be amazed by its flavor. Onion kebab is one example of a practical dish and one of the favorite dishes of Eastern Turkey. Although onion kebab is generally known throughout the country, it is often consumed in Şanlýurfa, Adana, …

  • Salep Recipe

    Salep Recipe

    In this article, I’ll discuss one of those drinks, salep is one of the indispensable drinks of the winter months in Turkiye, and Turkish people consume this delicious beverage a lot in the winter months in Turkiye. The main reason it is loved is that it has a unique taste; besides, people make this drink an enjoyable drink with Milk. So, it has a light and gentle flavor. And they consume this drink together with cinnamon. It’s also easy to make with just a few materials. To prepare salep, all you need to do is, put Milk in a pot and boil them. Then add salep and sugar and mix well. Please put it in a cup and serves it with cinnamon. The Saleps in this delicious recipe give this drink its aroma and name. Print Salep Recipe ( Sahlep Recipe )Recipe by Sema AynourCourse: DrinksCuisine: Turkish DrinkDifficulty: EasyServings6servingsPrep time10minutesCooking time10minutesCalories300kcalTotal time20minutesIngredients1 kg milkhalf of glasses sugar1 teaspoon salepcinnamonDirectionsput half of glasses sugar and 1 teaspoon salep in a bowl and stir them very wellboil the 1 kg milk and add the salep and sugar mixture on the milk little by littleStir constatntly the mixture for about 10 minutesPut the …

  • how to make Date Kebab

    Date Kebab (Hurma Kebabı)

    Today we’ll share with you a recipe that includes dates as an ingredient. Kebabs are traditionally made from meat, such as lamb, beef, chicken, fish, or vegetables. The idea behind cooking them is to slowly cook them over high heat until they reach desired tenderness. We’re not going to go into detail about how to prepare kebabs; if you’d like to learn more about them, check out our post on How To Make Kebabs. Enjoy! Print Date Kebab Recipe (Hurma Kebabı)Recipe by Sema AynourCourse: Turkish FoodCuisine: kebapDifficulty: EasyServings4servingsPrep time30minutesCooking time40minutesCalories300kcalTotal time1hour 10minutesIngredients1 kg minced meat1/2 teaspoon cardamon1 bunch mint200 gram onion (2 medium onions, finely chopped)saltblack pepper (fresh)1 bunch parsleyDirectionsFor the date Kebab recipe, first put the minced meat in a bowl.Onion, salt. Prepare a meatball paste by mixing it with pepper, cinnamon, cardamom, finely chopped mint and parsley and kneading well.Tear off date-sized pieces from the mortar you prepared.Shape it and wrap it in tallow and string on skewers.Line and cook the skewers on the grill, you can also bake them in the oven.Take the cooked meatballs off the skewer and serve.Recipe Video Read More: Roasted Eggplant (Közlenmiş Patlıcan)Onion Kebabİzmir Kumru RecipeTulumba Dessert Recipe

  • Chickpeas With Yoghurt turkish recipe

    Chickpeas With Yoghurt (Şiveydiz)

    The recipe for sivediz, a popular Turkish dish, uses typical ingredients, like chickpeas and yoghurt. It comes from a particularly tasty recipe unique to Gaziantep gastronomy. Some claim that sivediz has an inherent antibiotic effect, and people search for sivediz in April and May during the marvelous spring season. Print Chickpeas With Yoghurt (Şiveydiz)Recipe by Sema AynourCourse: Turkish FoodCuisine: TurkiyeDifficulty: EasyServings4servingsPrep time10minutesCooking time40minutesCalories300kcalTotal time50minutesThe popular Şiveydiz recipe is among the most cooked dishes in Gaziantep cuisine these months. You can immediately apply the Şiveydiz recipe, which is beneficial for your health and you must consume in April and May. It’s an antibiotic-rich meal with lots of garlic. One of the important features of Turkish cuisine is that many dishes are useful. There are many useful dishes on our site and in our articles. I recommend reading those articles. Try this dish, it’s practical and easy to use, it’s just as delicious.Ingredients1/2 teaglass olive oil250 gram lamb cubed meat500 gram fresh garlic1 cup boiled chickpeas6 tablespoon strained yogurt1 egg yolksalthot waterDirectionsSoak the chickpeas the night before.Drain and boil the next day and set aside for later use.Put the lamb meat in the pot.Cook in water to cover a little, until the …

  • How To make Turkish Baked Rice Pudding

    Turkish Baked Rice Pudding

    Are you tired of eating from the patisserie all the time? Would you like to practically make your rice pudding with whole grains at home? I will share my Turkish-baked rice pudding recipe cooked in an earthenware pot or pan. By making baked rice pudding, you can make your daily meal healthier and more nutritious. You can get vitamin B1 and B2 by adding thick cream, cheese, and butter to your rice. Enjoy! Print Turkish Baked Rice Pudding (Fırında Sütlaç)Recipe by Sema AynourCourse: DessertCuisine: Turkish DessertDifficulty: EasyServings4servingsPrep time15minutesCooking time1hour Calories250kcalTotal time1hour 15minutesI’m going to make rice pudding from Turkish recipes today. You will love this delicious rice pudding recipe because it’s delicious and easygoing. For dessert, desserts are indispensable, aren’t they? I can hear you say yes from here. Then try this homemade recipe for yourself.Ingredients1 liter milk1 glass granulated Sugar3 tablespoons wheat starch1/2 glass rice1 packet  vanilla1/2 glass milk to liquefy the starch consistency2 glasses waterDirectionswash the rice well.After washing it, boil it with 2 glasses of water until it is cooked.Keep it a little in the water.Add milk and vanilla on boiled rice and boil.Pour in the bowl 3 tablespoons of wheat starch with half a glass of milk and …

  • turkish coffee recipe

    How to Make Turkish Coffee

    Turkish coffee is a unique and mysterious coffee that will entrance you with its aroma. This coffee may be your new favorite coffee. Turkish coffee is served with water, and delight to make an aromatic cup of Turkish coffee. Print Turkish Coffee Recipe (Türk kahvesi)Recipe by Sema AynourCourse: DrinksCuisine: Turkish DrinksDifficulty: EasyServings1servingsPrep time3minutesCooking time5minutesCalories7kcalTotal time8minutesMake Turkish Coffee at home in this article from the experiences I learned from my mother. This post includes step-by-step photos, process recipes, and videos showing all the necessary equipment and how to serve the recipe correctly.Ingredients1 dessert spoon turkish coffee1 cup cold water1 teaspoon Granulated Sugar optionalDirectionsAdd 1 teaspoon of coffee to the coffee pot.Add a cup of cold water to the coffee pot and add sugar.Stir the ingredients in the pot and turn off the oven then cook until the boil.Pour the cooked coffee into the cup.Recipe Video Read More: Salep RecipeTulumba Dessert Recipeİzmir Kumru RecipeTurkish Revani Dessert

  • How To make Pilaf With Rib

    Pilaf With Rib (Kaburga Pilav Tarifi)

    We love it when you try our recipes. Try today’s delicious recipe for Kaburga Pilaf with Rib. This mouthwatering vegetable rice dish is filling. It’s also a quick and easy dish to prepare. Save it for a weeknight meal or even double the recipe to make it unique for your weekend dinner guests. You will love this rice recipe because its preparation will not tire you at all, and of course, it is just as delicious. The ingredients for this recipe are found in every market—an ideal recipe for your out-of-the-ordinary guests or late dinners. There is no need for another main dish besides this pilaf. All the recipes we give are tried and presented to you. Stay with us for delicious recipes with easy-to-find ingredients at home. Print Pilaf With Rib Recipe (Kaburga Pilav Tarifi)Recipe by Sema AynourCourse: Pilaf RecipeCuisine: Turkish FoodDifficulty: EasyServings5servingsPrep time15minutesCooking time25minutesCalories230kcalTotal time40minutesPilaf With Rib Recipe use spices to give a delicious taste. Here are a few instructions to make a tasty pilaf by following our recommended instructions.Ingredients1 lamb rib2 cups rice1 tablespoon butter2 tablespoons olive oil2 tablespoons currantsblack pepperallspicechili peppersaltFor Service2 red peppers2 green peppers1 tomato2 potatoesgreen mintsDirectionstake the rib in a pot and add …

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