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Cheese (Peynir) is the staple breakfast dish, the inseparable friend of sucuk in toast snack  and the best friend of Turkish mums baking borek and other pastries. You might be surprised to hear that Turkish cuisine boasts around 200 types of cheese. Although you would usually find 20 types of cheese in 5 main categories (Kasar, Tulum, Mihalic, Lor and feta) in supermarket chains, you will find much more variety as you travel in Turkey. Below we have a list of popular Turkish cheese types. BEYAZ PEYNIR Literally meaning “white cheese”, this is the most popular cheese in Turkey, especially consumed for breakfast....

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Sure, we’re a bunch of urbanites here with access to Turkish restaurants in Sydney but we still get a craving for good old homemade Turkish dishes every now and again. Our love affair with kebabs and pides are well-known but we all have a soft spot for homemade kuru fasulye, tarhana, manti or sulu kofte. At her catering service, Dilek serves a diverse range of Turkish mum-kitchen classics. From traditional Turkish stews to hearty regional Turkish soups and from Mediterranean style olive oil based vegetarian dishes to central-Anatolian specialties, Dilek cooks from all regions of Turkish cuisine. Dilek’s Turkish upbringing...

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According to assumptions, Trilece was transferred to Turkey through Albania, during the war in former Yugoslavia. The “suspects” leading to this transfer are known to be Albanian immigrants which are among Balkan immigrants who settled in Turkey.

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While we were dining at this tourist-filled restaurant across Rome’s Colosseum, we had a little chat with the waiter, who happened to be Romanian. “Do you know what my favorite dessert is?” he asked me. As he had just brought us plates full of delicious Tiramisu, I looked at him and confidently asked, “Tiramisu?“. He said “No” and surprised my friends and me with his answer. He said, “My favorite dessert is Baklava. “ Some of us were shocked (especially our Australian friends), and needless to say, the Turks in our group felt a little bit of pride. “My mother,”...

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Associated with Aegean-Turkish cuisine, asparagus has been known to people of the Mediterranean  since ancient times. Asparagus is known as “kuşkonmaz” in Turkish and grows in Central Anatolia, Aegean and the Mediterranean region and recently near Istanbul. White, green and purple colours of asparagus grow in Turkey. Asparagus is also known with other local names in the other regions of Turkey. Wild asparagus is known as “dilkemen”. Fresh asparagus sold at Turkish markets under regional names Here is a delicious low-calorie soup recipe for “kuşkonmaz” fans. Ingredients for the Turkish asparagus soup 1 dry garlic 500 grams. asparagus 6-7 branches of shallots...

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