INGREDIENTS -For about 50 meatballs- 1 + 1/4 cups red lentil2 + 1/2 cups water (to cook lentils)3/4 cup + 2 tbsp fine bulgur (you can use finely crushed bulgur)5 tbsp olive oil1 medium onion2 tbsp tomato paste2 tbsp pepper paste1 + 1/2 tsp salt1+ 1/2 dried mint1/2 tsp black pepper1/2 tsp paprika1/4 tsp groundContinue reading “RED LENTİL MEATBALLS – MERCİMEK KÖFTESİ”

Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes- Pofuduk Pankek

You can make your own fluffy pancakes from scratch with this recipe. INGREDIENTS -8 pancakes- 3/4 cup buttermilk (or 3/4 whole milk+1 tablespoon white vinegar/or 1 tablespoon lemon juice mix and set aside for 5 minutes. 1 cup all purpose flour 1/3 cup sugar 1 egg 2 tbsp melted butter 1 tsp baking powder 1Continue reading “Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes- Pofuduk Pankek”

No Knead Rosemary Focaccia – Biberiyeli Focaccia Ekmeği

This focaccia is very easy and super delicious. I usually use rosemary, coarse sea salt, and dried or fresh tomatoes; but you can use any other herbs, vegetables to top it. Or you can just leave it plain, it’ll be still yummy. INGREDIENTS 2 1/2 to 3 cups all purpose flour 1 cup lukewarm waterContinue reading “No Knead Rosemary Focaccia – Biberiyeli Focaccia Ekmeği”

Greek Easter Bread – Paskalya Çöreği

If you haven’t tried this sweet bread, Paskalya Çöreği in Turkish and Tsoureki in Greek, then you are definitely missing out! The dough is buttery, sweet, and full of flavors with mastic, resin of mastic tree, and mahleb, seeds of a species of cherry. Traditionally, Greeks, bake these Tsourekis at Easter and they share themContinue reading “Greek Easter Bread – Paskalya Çöreği”

Crustless Spinach Pie – Hamursuz Ispanaklı Kiş

Here is the easy crustless spinach and cheese pie. It’s easy, yummy and low calorie! It can be a side dish for your dinner and lunch. Also it’s a good choice for breakfast and brunch. You can use different kinds of cheeses and flours. So you can make it gluten-free!Ingredients; 1 lb spinach (chopped)1 cupContinue reading “Crustless Spinach Pie – Hamursuz Ispanaklı Kiş”

Red Lentil Soup – Süzme Mercimek Çorbası

Red lentil soup! Iconic Turkish version of the soup is easy to make, smooth, super healthy, and believe me so delicious! ⁣⁣ ⁣Red lentil soup ⁣⁣1 cup red lentil⁣1 medium onion ⁣1 clove of garlic⁣1 tbsp all-purpose flour⁣2 tbsp olive oil⁣1 tbsp butter⁣3 cups water⁣1 cup beef bone broth (or any other broths/stocks)⁣Salt, black pepper,Continue reading “Red Lentil Soup – Süzme Mercimek Çorbası”

Triple Chocolate Cupcakes – Bol Çikolatalı Cupcake

These chocolate buttercream cupcakes are delicious. You won’t know what you are missing if you don’t try them! Chocolate cupcakes (makes 6 cupcakes) 1/2 cup flour1/3 cup sugar1 large egg3 tbsp cocoa powder1 tsp baking powder3 tbsp milk2 tbsp oil (olive, avocado, vegetable)1 tsp vanilla extract1/2 cup hot waterPinch of salt Beat egg and sugarContinue reading “Triple Chocolate Cupcakes – Bol Çikolatalı Cupcake”

Homemade Granola – Ev yapımı Granola

My homemade granola recipe! It’s healthy, delicious, and easy to make.4 cups old fashioned oat1 cup chopped walnut1/3 cup coconut flakes1/3 cup pepitas1 tbsp sesame1 tbsp cinnamon3 tbsp honey4 tbsp olive oil Mix everything in a bowl and then bake 25 minutes at 325 F. Stirring halfway. After baking, when it’s completely cooled you canContinue reading “Homemade Granola – Ev yapımı Granola”

Chocolate Pudding – Kakaolu Puding

Nothing is better than an easy chocolate pudding recipe! You’ll surprise how easy to make your own pudding. It’s gluten-free and you can use dairy- free milk and butter to make it vegan! Here is the recipe; 500 ml whole milk40 gr cocoa powder35 gr corn starch100 gr sugar5 ml vanilla extract25 gr unsalted butter.Continue reading “Chocolate Pudding – Kakaolu Puding”