Kanafeh French Toast

We went out for some after dinner Kanafeh a few weeks ago. There are a limited number of places serving Kanafeh here in Dusseldorf, so we must make do with whatever is available. However, our last Kanafeh experience was not pleasant to say the least. Disappointed by the whole ordeal, coupled by an unsatiated Kanafeh…

Bulgur Pilaf

Bulgur is a whole grain made from par boiled cracked wheat. It is high in minerals, vitamins and fibres and makes an excellent addition to salads, breads, or serves as a healthier replacement of rice. It is simple to cook and a staple in Turkish cuisine. Most Turkish restaurants serve Bulgur as a side with…

Stuffed Eggplant (Karniyarik)

Karniyarik is a Turkish dish consisting of eggplants stuffed with sautéed onions, tomatoes, peppers, parsley, and minced meat. I know food served on a flight is no standard to measure the deliciousness of a dish, but whenever I am served with a hearty Karniyarik on any of my Turkish Airlines flights, I am a happy…

Menemen with Sujuk

A Turkish breakfast or ‘kahvaltı’ is the most important meal of the day. People throughout the country prefer a lavish breakfast. A quintessential Turkish breakfast comprises of a tomato-cucumber Salad, a variety of cheese, green and black olives, eggs cooked in different ways, a selection of breads, Bal Kaymak (honey and clotted cream), jams, marmalade…