Sulu köfte (Turkey meatballs soup)

Sulu köfte (literally means watery meatballs) is a Turkish stew or thick soup (çorba) with köfte. It consists of meatballs usually made with minced beef, mixed with rice (or bulgur) and spices and boiled in their own gravy and/or with tomato sauce. A similar dish is called ekşili köfte or terbiyeli köfte, when made with […]

Baklava

Baklava [bahk-lah-vah]   Popular in Greece and Turkey, this sweet dessert consists of many layer of butter-drenched phyllo pastry, spices and chopped nuts. A spiced honey-lemon syrupis poured over the warm pastry after it is baked and allowed to soak into the layers. Before serving, the dessert is cut into triangles and sometimes sprinkled with […]

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