Friday, February 24, 2012

Celery Root Salad (Mayonezli Kereviz Salatasi)

2 medium celery roots
2-3 Tbsp yogurt
2-3 Tbsp mayonnaise
2 cloves garlic, minced/grated
2 Tbsp lemon juice
½ cup walnuts coarsely crushed
A few sprigs of celery or parsley for garnish
Salt to taste

Peel the celery roots and shred them. Add lemon juice to prevent them from browning. Mix well. Then, stir in grated garlic, mayonnaise and yogurt. Finally add salt and mix them all. Take over a serving plate and cover with walnuts. Garnish with celery or parsley leaves.
ENJOY

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TURKCE
2 adet orta boy kereviz
2-3 yemek kasigi yogurt
2-3 yemek kasigi mayonez
2 dis sarimsak, dovulmus
2 yemek kasigi limon suyu
½ su bardagi ceviz (iri çekilmiş),
1-2 dal kereviz yaprağı veya maydanoz
Tuz

Kerevizleri soyun ve rendeleyin. Uzerine limon suyunu ilave edin ve elinizle sikarak karistirin. Limon hem kerevizin kararmasini engelleyecek hem de lezzet katacaktir. Icine rendelenmis sarimsak, mayonez ve yogurdu ilave edin. Son olarak tuz koyun ve iyice karistirin. Servis tabagina alin. Uzerine cevizleri koyun ve kereviz ya da maydanoz yapraklariyla susleyin.
AFIYET OLSUN

Friday, February 17, 2012

Ezme

2 tomatoes
1 red pepper
1 small onion
2 cloves garlic
1-2 Tbsp parsley, chopped finely
½ lemon’s juice
1 tsp tomato paste
1 tsp red pepper paste
½ tsp or more chili pepper (optional)
1 tsp fresh mint (optional), chopped finely
1-2 Tbsp olive oil
Salt to taste

Mix lemon juice, olive oil, tomato and red pepper paste in a small bowl. Chop all the other ingredients very finely or use a chopper. Add salt to the olive oil and tomato paste mixture. Mix all the ingredients all together.
Serve fresh.
ENJOY

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TURKCE
2 domates
1 kirmizi biber
1 kucuk sogan
2 dis sarimsak
1-2 yemek kasigi maydanoz, ince dogranmis
½ limonun suyu
1 tatli kasigi domates salcasi
1 tatli kasigi biber salcasi
1 cay kasigi yada daha fazla aci pul biber (istege bagli)
1 tatli kasigi taze nane (istege bagli), ince dogranmis
1-2 yemek kasigi zeytinyagi
Tuz

Limon suyu ve zeytinyagini kucuk bir kapta karistirin. Icine domates ve biber salcasini ilave edin ve iyice karistirin. Diger butun malzemeleri minik minik dograyin ya da mutfak robotu kullanarak iyice parcalayin. Zeytinyagi ve salca karisimina tuzu da ilave edin diger malzemeye ilave edin. Hepsini guzelce karistirin.
Bekletmeden servis yapin.
AFIYET OLSUN

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Mushroom Frittata (Mantarli Italyan Omleti)

8-10 mushrooms, sliced
4-5 eggs, whisked
1/3 cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
2-3 Tbsp parmesan cheese, shredded
¼ cup milk
1 Tbsp olive oil
½ tsp salt to taste
½ tsp thyme
Black pepper to taste

Saute mushrooms with olive oil over medium heat for 3-4 minutes. Then, in a bowl, combine whisked eggs, milk, salt, thyme and cheese. Mix well.
Preheat oven to 400 F (200 C) and grease a round pyrex. Transfer the mushrooms and then add the egg-milk mixture. Gently give a toss for an even frittata. Sprinkle some black pepper on top. Bake for about 5 minutes and then broil for 3-4 minutes or until the egg settles.
Slice and serve hot.
ENJOY

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TURKCE
8-10 tane mantar, dilimlenmis
4-5 tane yumurta, cirpilmis
1/3 su bardagi kasar peyniri, rendelenmis
2-3 yemek kasigi parmesan peyniri, rendelenmis
¼ su bardagi sut
1 yemek kasigi zeytinyagi
1 cay kasigi tuz
1 cay kasigi kekik
Karabiber

Zeytinyaginda mantarlari 3-4 dakika sote edin. Cirpilmis yumurtaya sut, tuz, kekik ve rendelenmis peynirleri ilave edin. Harmanlayin.
Firini onceden 200 C (400 F)’ye isitin. Borcam tepsiyi yaglayin ve mantarlari dibine yayin. Uzerine cirpilmis yumurta karisimini ilave edin. Hafifce karistirarak mantarlari esit olarak yaymaya calisin. Uzerine karabiber serpin ve firina verin. 5 dakika kadar pisirin ve sonra sadece ustten kizartma yaparak 3-4 dakika ya da yumurta sertlesip iyice pisene dek firinda birakin.
Dilimleyin ve sicak servis edin.
AFIYET OLSUN

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Rustic Broccoli Soup (Koy Usulu Brokoli Corbasi)

3 cups broccoli, cut in chunks
1 potato, cut in cubes
2 carrots, chopped
1 cup celery, chopped
3-4 Tbsp butter
2 Tbsp floor
2 cups milk
½ tsp black pepper to taste
1 Tbsp salt to taste
1 chicken bouillon (optional)

First place all the vegetables in a pot and cover with hot water (about 2-3 cups). Bring to a boil; add salt and boil for 8-10 minutes or until the vegetables are soft.
Meanwhile, melt the butter in a saucepan and stir in flour. Saute until the flour turns yellow. Slowly add milk, stirring constantly. Once thickens, stir it into the vegetable pot. If desired add chicken bouillon. Cook on low heat for about 5-7 minutes. Add black pepper. Serve either warm or hot.
ENJOY

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TURKCE
3 su bardagi brokoli, dogranmis
1 patates, kup kup dogranmis
2 havuc, dogranmis
1 su bardagi kereviz sapi, dogranmis
3-4 yemek kasigi tereyagi
2 yemek kasigi un
2 su bardagi sut
1 cay kasigi karabiber
1 yemek kasigi tuz
1 tavuk bulyon (istege bagli)

Butun sebzeleri bir tencereye alin ve uzerini kaplayacak sekilde sui le doldurun (2-3 su bardagi). Kaynamaya baslayinca tuz ekleyin ve yaklasik 8-10 dakika kadar ya da sebzeler yumusayana dek kisik ateste pisirin.
Bu sirada bir tencereye tereyagini alin ve eritin. Unu ilave edin ve un sararana dek kavurun. Sonra, yavasca sutu ilave edin ve surekli karistirarak topaklanmasini engelleyin. Koyulasinca, atesten alin ve haslanmis sebzelerin uzerine karistirarak ilave edin. Arzuya gore tavuk bulyonu ilave edin. Dusuk ateste yaklasik 5-7 dakika pisirin. Karabiberi ilave edin. Sicak ya da ilik servis yapin.
AFIYET OLSUN

Mosaic Cake (Mozaik Pasta)

1 lb Petit Beurre or Social thin tea biscuits 10 tbsp brown/white sugar 7-8 tbsp butter/margarine, melted ½ cup milk ½ cup walnuts/peca...