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Shredded Dough String Dessert with Walnuts / Tel Kadayif Tatlisi

There are a variety of delicacies generally desserts you can prepare with kadayif. Such as stuffed kadayif, kunefe which is also well known and even kadayif with pudding called the paradise dessert. The most common one is this String Kadayif

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Cocoa Pudding / Kara Muhallebi

I guess every family has a pudding that is a family tradition – this one is ours. Normally it is called Cocoa Pudding; also in Turkish – Kakao Puding. However ever since childhood I’ve preferred to call it Black (Kara

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Paradise Dessert / Cennet Tatlisi

Many have asked me to post the recipe for this light dessert; I had been waiting to get a nice picture till today. It is not my favourite picture still, but I chose to post it not to lose any

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Almond Pudding / Keşkül

I love to learn and share stories about food. Turkish Almond Pudding – Keşkül is one of them. Actually the full name is Fukâra Keşkülü. It is a milk pudding with a considerable amount of calories to keep one full for

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Quince Dessert / Ayva Tatlısı

It is quince time in Turkey. You find them every where and each day it is getting cheaper. We prepare many things with quince. Above all we eat it like a fruit – which is my favourite. We also add

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Dry Baklava with Walnuts and Tahini

You can prepare this dry baklava whenever you are craving for baklava but weightwatching or whenever you have baklava phyllo or the best reason would be because you really like them. All the material can be easily found. This dessert

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Carrot and Coconut Bars / Cezerye

Carrot and Coconut Bars / Cezerye Recipe is from Eastern Turkish City of Mersin. Originally it is probably an Arabic dessert as the word “cezerye” means carrot in Arabic. This recipe has another version where you add biscuits into it.

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Turkish Sweetheart Dessert / Sekerpare

Isn’t “sweetheart “ a lovely name for a dessert. I actually find it very nice when food names have a meaning such as this one. This is a again a very common dessert made in Turkish houses. It is easy

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Semolina Helva/Irmik Helva

This light dessert has been around for more than many 100 years among Turks. It was very common during the Ottoman Empire too. It has been and still is a custom to prepare it when someone in the household passes

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Couscous Pasta Salad with Beetroot / Pancarli Kuskus Salatasi

This salad is one of the pretty looking salads in my portfolio. It is gorgeously pink. Those that see it the first time that a food color has been used; but it is all thanks to the beetroot in it.

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