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Trio Of Dips - Hommus, Eggplant, Carrot      Tuesday, August 19, 2014 

Looking for tasty, versatile dips which are quick and easy to make? This trio of dips (hommus, eggplant and carrot) are ideal for accompanying meatballs, Adana, Kavurma, kofte, kebabs, pide and salad. Feel free to add more ingredients for stronger flavours. . . . Read More

 

 

Bulgur, Rice & Coban Salad      Thursday, June 12, 2014 

Bulgur is a healthy alternative to rice and is ideal when accompanied with this Coban Salad, known as a "shepherd's salad" in Turkish. Coban (or Choban) Salad is one of the most popular salads in Turkey and as it is light and refreshing, it is especially popular in summer. Garnish with mint and serve with natural yoghurt for extra flavour. . . . Read More

 

 

White Kidney Beans With Pastirma Stew      Monday, April 28, 2014 

This is a perfect dish for cold winter nights. The white beans and pastirma (a type of cured Turkish beef) make a healthy stew and the added spices and capsicums make it taste wonderful. A much healthier alternative to opening up a can of baked beans - it isn't hard to make and gives you a taste of Turkey! All of the ingredients can be purchased at Grand Foods (look for pastirma in the deli). . . . Read More

 

 

Baklava Recipe      Thursday, April 03, 2014 

Baklava is a rich and sweet Turkish pastry, which is made out of layers of filo and is filled with chopped pistachio nuts. It is served with a syrup sauce and is perfect for any occasion. Baklava is usually cut into triangle, rectangle or diamond shapes and is garnished with ground nuts and served at room temperature. . . . Read More

 

 

Borlotti Bean Salad Recipe      Monday, March 17, 2014 

Make this simple summer salad, which is ready in seconds! Versatile, it can be served as a side dish or even as a lunch, depending on how it is prepared. Most ingredients for this easy-to-make salad are available at Grand Foods.  . . . Read More

 

 

Three Easy Bulgur Recipes      Monday, February 17, 2014 

Bulgur is cracked wheat - a common ingredient in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean dishes. It can be used in pilafs, soups, baked goods, salads or as stuffing. Bulgur’s high nutritional value makes it a good substitute for rice or couscous. Compared to unenriched white rice, bulgur has more fibre and protein, a lower glycemic index and higher levels of most vitamins and minerals. . . . Read More

 

 

Red Lentil (Vegetarian) Kofte With Salad      Tuesday, January 21, 2014 

A healthy, popular Turkish dish, suitable for vegetarians. Just cook red lentils and bulgur and shape them into patties, then serve. This kofte is usually eaten wrapped in a lettuce leaf and is an easy and filling recipe for families. . . . Read More

 

 

Fluffy Pogaca Recipe      Thursday, November 07, 2013 

Pogaca is a delicious, buttery Turkish breakfast roll with a tasty savoury filling in it. Different fillings can be used such as olive paste, minced meat, fetta cheese, mashed potato, sausage and many more. Add sesame or poppy seeds on the glaze for extra appeal. . . . Read More

 

 

Anchovy Rice Recipe      Wednesday, October 02, 2013 

Try this simple and tasty Turkish rice cake recipe, using filleted anchovies for flavour. A lovely, light meal containing pine nuts, currants, herbs and spices. . . . Read More

 

 

Spinach And Fetta Gozleme Recipe      Monday, September 23, 2013 

Gozleme is a delicious Turkish pastry containing a savoury filling and is traditionally cooked for Turkish breakfasts and side dishes. Make this delicious spinach and fetta gozleme at home with ingredients from Grand Foods!  . . . Read More