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Köfte with tomato sauce and yogurt

As you probably already know, köfte, the Turkish meatballs, are some of the best Turkish food you can get. If you like meat, then. I think, I have never met anyone, who doesn’t like the traditional köfte, but of course they come in a myriad of variations: with and without various spices, with baking soda […]

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Tekirdag Köfte – my new favorite turkish meatballs

Köfte, köfte, köfte …. No matter where you are in Turkey, you can not avoid the tasteful köfte aka wonderful Turkish meatballs in all shades and shapes. You can get them in hundreds of variants depending on the region and the ingredients, the preparation and the shape. You can get a them without meat like […]

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Firinda köfte – baked köfte, Turkish meatballs with juicy vegetables

This dish, Firinda Köfte – baked köfte is so nostalgic for me … And I’ve actually been quite anxious to try and make it. But I must say that the result was really good, surprisingly good even though with a small but. … I have only had Firinda köfte two times. The first time I […]

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Mercimekli köfte – red lentil patties

In Turkey, all kinds of beans and lentils are really popular. And with so many delicious, unique recipes, it’s understandable – especially with these tasty lentil meatballs / lentil patties – they are just wonderful! Many might think, that it’s a little seventy-like, but actually not because these are smooth and full of flavor compared to the […]

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Köfte – the most delicious Turkish meatball

I would almost say, that you haven’t been to Turkey, if you haven´t tasted the real delicious turkish meatball – Köfte. Period!! This is real Turkish food. And I’m not talking about those made of fish, potatoes, carrots, squash og what else, you can find. I’m talking about the real ones made of meat – […]

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Turkish food as vegetarian or vegan

If you are into vegetarian or vegan food, eating Turkish food is no problem at all. In fact, it is just the opposite than in many other countries. It is quite easy to find delicious turkish food to eat. Often you do not have to think about, what you choose and where to get it, […]

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Turkish potato salad – different and good

Almost everyone at home with us is crazy about potato salad. Maybe just except me. I am not that crazy, that I definitely need it and demand it. Only on rare occasions. But my husband and my children – they can hardly get enough of it especially in the summer, but really all year round. […]

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When Have You Been Too Much In Turkey ??

Now I have written a lot of articles about how it is, when you miss Turkey (see here and here) and how awful it can be until you at least have the next flight ticket in your hand and know when to go. But do you know, when you have been too much in Turkey? […]

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Turkish flat bread toasted on the stove

Not all Turkish cooking takes hours to prepare or is difficult to make. In fact, it’s one of the easiest kitchens to go to, because the ingredients are rather simple and straight foreward. And you will use what you buy and not just leave it in some drawer. And then is just amazing. Like these […]

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Turkish rice recipe as my mother-in-law makes them

Most people remember the special white turkish rice from their vacation in Turkey. These delicious, tasteful white rice with small brown makeroni in, which is being served to alwost every dish. I often get questions about how to make these Turkish rice, because it can be more tricky than ecpected. And there is a little catch and […]

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