Tag: meze

Borlotti beans in olive oil (burbunya pilaki)

Burbunya pilaki is a popular Turkish dish of fresh borlotti (burbunya) beans stewed in olive oil with vegetables. Borlotti beans are pretty pink speckled beans that lose the markings when cooked. They are similar in taste to chestnuts and are very nutritious. Dried or canned borlotti beans can be used […]

 

Carrot and yoghurt dip (yoghurtlu havuc)

This Turkish carrot and yoghurt dip or salad (yoghurtlu havuc) is easy to make and delicious when freshly made. Serve it with Turkish bread and other dips and meze dishes to make a delightful meal. It can also be served as a side dish with grilled or roasted meat. Photography […]