Tag Archives: Turkey

Spiced Chicken with Warm Hummus

Sometimes the most difficult part for me when creating a blog post is the title.  I want to entice you to open the post so it has to lure you in.  This recipe is an amalgamation of two components: warm hummus and spiced chicken. But I made the decision to put the spiced chicken in […]

Turkish Red Lentil Soup

A friend of mine travelled to Turkey recently and asked me which spice she could pick up for me at the Istanbul Spice Market.  There is something exhilarating (at least for me) to obtain a spice from its country of origin instead of buying it locally.  And lucky for me, since I was not going […]

Smoky Eggplant Puree with Urfa Pepper and Pine Nuts

I discovered this beautiful pepper flake in my cookbook travels – Urfa chili flakes from Turkey and then perused the internet and cookbooks trying to find ways of using it in recipes.  This recipe is from Spice: Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean by Ana Sortun.  I have made baba ganouj, a middle eastern eggplant dip […]