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Memories of India and yet another recipe

Yesterday I went to an Indian store and felt like stepping into my memories of a trip to India a few years back ( see some photos here ). The atmosphere, the smell, the bits of Hindi I picked up whilst strolling the aisles, and the head-wiggling of the staff must have done it.
I remembered [...]

Menemen – Recipe

My Turkish friends might laugh this recipe off, because this is one of the dishes that is being made so often that it is not considered a proper dish anymore :) Nevertheless, it is a favorite among students who live away from their families (i.e., their mothers) and everyone who wants to fix a meal [...]

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Dental Tales

Under normal circumstances, these lovely looking, delicious, mouth watering ( ok I stop) bars of Marzipan chocolate, would last for a week and a half. But it has been 3 weeks since I bought these and I’m not done even with one bar. What happened?
Well .. I went to the dentist a couple of weeks ago. [...]

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Calzone Recipe

Here comes my beloved calzone recipe. I just made a new batch and my folks aaah’d and hmmm’d a lot … so, here you go =)
… for the dough
1 kg flour
350 ml warm milk (= 1.8 cup)
200 ml warm water (= 1 cup)
2 teaspoons (1 package) dry yeast
9 tablespoons olive oil
5-6 teaspoons of salt
4 teaspoons [...]

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Walnut-Apple Dessert

Every time I make this dessert I decide to make it more often. Much, much more often. But then something happens and I wait till the next time when I expect guests.
This recipe will serve 8-10 people.
… for the apple layer
2 ground apples
4 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
100 gr ground walnuts
… for the biscuit layer
50 [...]

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Cabbage Stew

My mom didn’t cook cabbage stew as we were children and I discovered it only a few months back myself. I loved it and keep making it since.
As Renate from kreativlink just asked for an easy recipe for cabbage, I thought it is a good time to put my recipe online.

So, here it is to [...]

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Walnut-Fig Dessert

I wanted my first blog entry to be something appealing and sweet. What better than sharing a recipe of one of my favourite desserts, right ? :-)
This recipe is originally from the Turkish blog “ Portakal Agaci ”. However, I adjusted it a little bit.
… for the cake
3 eggs
3/4 cup of sugar
1 cup of grind walnuts
1 [...]

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