Simit (Sesame Bagel)

In Turkey while walking in the streets, you can see people sell sesame bagels. It is very common street food in Turkey.  Recently some franchisor companies have opened fast food restaurants and sell only sesame bagels with many menu choices. One of the famous one is called “Simit Sarayi” (www.simitsarayi.com). If Turkish people start living…

Sesame Biscuit (Susamlı Simit)

I will share delicious sesame biscuit recipe today. I actually have a difficulty to translate the name to English.  I am sure when you saw the ingredients and photos, you can help me for naming the recipe. So I need help. These biscuits could go very well when it is tea time in the afternoon,…

Şekerpare (Syrupy Dessert)

This is a very famous and sweet dessert from Turkiye! I told you before. Since I moved to US, I started searching Turkish recipes, especially the recipes that comes first from the memory. Suddenly I found myself missing all the food from childhood, or very well known Turkish food. I first try Sekerpare as a…

Bosnak Boregi

I couldn’t find English name for the recipe I will share with you today. It may also be called Kol Boregi in Turkey. Now, I have been living in US for 2 months. When I was in Turkey I was kind of interested in foreign cuisines mostly Biritsh, American, German and following food blogs from…

Cauliflower-Feta Fritters with Yoghurt

When I saw cauliflower-feta fritters on the smittenkitchen blog, I remembered zucchini fritters which is more common in Turkey. We liked the fritters with zucchini, however cauliflower sounded very good for me too. Let’s try !! Ingredients: Small cauliflower, 250 gr. feta cheese, 1/2 all purpose flour, baking powder, salt, black pepper, garlic, 1 egg, olive…

Scones with Dill

I will give a quick dough recipe with yeast. I like the scones instead of breads with cheese especially in the breakfast. This time I have changed the usual dough a little bit and add some green ingredients like dill, green onion, parsley. The ingredients I have used for this recipe are very basic. I…

Tomato Soup (Domates Corbasi)

We have sunny and very hot weather today. In this hot weather it is really hard to cook. But I don’t want to miss this beatiful tomato season and I must go to farmer’s market today. Otherwise I would miss tomatos and the local farmer’s market. We have farmer’s market on every Saturday in my…