Saturday, April 21, 2012

Cabbage with Spinach (Ispanakli Lahana)

1 head of cabbage, chopped
½ lb spinach, chopped
1 onion, chopped
2-3 Tbsp olive oil
4-5 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp salt
¼ tsp cumin
¼ tsp black pepper
¼ tsp crushed chili pepper
1-2 Tbsp soy sauce
1 cup walnut, crushed

Take olive oil and onions in a pot and sauté over medium heat until onions are translucent. Add garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes and then add chopped cabbage. Cook over medium heat for 3-4 minutes stirring occasionally. Then, stir in spinach and salt to taste. Cook over medium heat for a couple of minutes and then add soy sauce and spices. Close the lid and cook over low heat until the cabbage is cooked (for about 25-30 minutes).
Before serving top with walnuts.
ENJOY

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TURKCE
1 orta boy lahana, dogranmis
250 gr ispanak, dogranmis
1 sogan, dogranmis
2-3 yemek kasigi zeytinyagi
4-5 dis sarimsak, ezilmis
1-2 yemek kasigi soya sosu
½ cay kasigi kirmizi pul biber
½ cay kasigi karabiber
1 tatli kasigi tuz
1 su bardagi ufalanmis ceviz ici

Bir tencereye sogan ve zeytinyagini alin ve orta ateste sote edin. Sarimsaklari da ilave edin ve 1-2 dakika daha cevirdikten sonra, lahanayi ilave edin ve orta ateste 3-4 dakika sote edin. Ispanak ve tuzu ilave edin, bir kac dakika orta ateste cevirin. Soya sosu ve baharatlari da ilave edin ve kapagi kapali olarak kisik ateste lahana pisene dek pisirin (yaklasik 25-30 dakika).
Servisten once uzerine cevizleri ilave edin.
AFIYET OLSUN

Monday, April 16, 2012

Vegetable Frittata (Sebzeli Italyan Omleti)

1 red bell pepper, chopped
½ onion, chopped
½ lb spinach, chopped
4-5 eggs, whisked
½ cup mozzarella cheese, shredded
¼ cup milk
1 Tbsp olive oil
½ tsp salt
½ tsp dried mint
Black pepper

Saute onions with olive oil over medium heat for 3-4 minutes. Add bell pepper and spinach. Saute for 3-4 more minutes. Then, in a bowl, combine whisked eggs, milk, salt, mint and cheese.
Preheat oven to 400 F (200 C) and grease a round pyrex. Transfer the cooked vegetables 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 eggs settle.
Slice and serve hot.
ENJOY
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TURKCE
1 tane buyuk kirmizi biber, dogranmis
½ sogan, dogranmis
250 gr ispanak, dogranmis
4-5 tane yumurta, cirpilmis
½ su bardagi kasar peyniri, rendelenmis
¼ su bardagi sut
1 yemek kasigi zeytinyagi
1 cay kasigi tuz
1 cay kasigi nane
Karabiber

Zeytinyaginda sogani 3-4 dakika sote edin. Sonra, biber ve ispanagi ilave edip 3-4 dakika daha soteleyin. Cirpilmis yumurtaya sut, tuz, nane ve rendelenmis kasar peyniri ilave edin. Harmanlayin.
Firini onceden 200 C (400 F)’ye isitin. Borcam tepsiyi yaglayin ve sebzeleri dibine yayin. Uzerine cirpilmis yumurta karisimini ilave edin. Hafifce karistirarak sebzeleri 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

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Parmesan Red Snapper (Parmesanli Levrek)

1 lb red snapper fillets
½ cup bell pepper, chopped
½ cup onion, chopped
½ cup parmesan cheese, grated
1-2 Tbsp butter
Salt and pepper to taste

Remove the skin of the fillets. Rub them with salt and pepper. Take the chopped onions and bell peppers over a Pyrex/oven tray. Sprinkle with salt and give a toss. Arrange the fillets over the bed of vegetables. Apply small amounts of butter over the fillets and then cover the tops with parmesan cheese.
Preheat the oven to 400F (200C) and bake the red snapper until it’s flaky and soft (for about 20-30 minutes, depending on the thickness).
ENJOY
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TURKCE
½ kg levrek benzeri beyaz etli balik fileto
½ su bardagi karisik renkli biber, dogranmis
½ su bardagi sogan, dogranmis
½ su bardagi parmesan peyniri, rendelenmis
1-2 yemek kasigi tereyagi
Tuz ve karabiber

Balik filetolarinin derisini alin. Tuz ve karabiber serpin ve elinizle hafifce ovarak yedirin. Yaglanmis borcam ya da firin tepsisine dogranmis biber ve sogani alin. Tuz serperek harmanlayin. Uzerlerine balik filetolari yerlestirin. Tereyagini kucuk parcalara bolerek araliklarla filetolarin uzerine dagitin. Son olarak, filetolarin uzerini parmesan peyniri ile kaplayin.
Onceden isitilmis olan 200C (400F) firinda baliklar pisip uzerleri hafifce kizarana dek kalinliklarina bagli olarak 20-30 dakika kadar pisirin.
AFIYET OLSUN
Baligin Faydalari

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Leek and Potato Soup (Patatesli Pirasa Corbasi)

2 leeks, cleaned and chopped
2 potatoes, chopped
2 carrots, chopped
½ cup celery, chopped
2 Tbsp flour
3 cups water
2- 2 ½ cups milk
1 chicken bouillon
1 Tbsp salt to taste
3 Tbsp butter
1 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
1 egg
2 Tbsp lemon juice

Melt the butter in a big pot and stir in flour. Over medium heat, sauté flour until changes color. Add carrots and sauté for about 2 minutes. Then, stir in potatoes and cook for 2 minutes stirring occasionally. Finally, add chopped leek, celery and parsley; sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add hot water, salt and chicken bouillon. Bring to a boil and cook over low heat covered until the vegetables are cooked or for about 20-25 minutes. Then, add milk and bring to a boil stirring occasionally. Lower the heat and simmer for about 5 minutes.
In a small bowl, whisk the egg and lemon juice. Let the soup rest for a while and then, add some soup into it stirring constantly. Add the egg mixture into the soup stirring rapidly.
ENJOY

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TURKCE
2 pirasa, temizlenmis ve dogranmis
2 patates, dogranmis
2 havuc, dogranmis
½ su bardagi kereviz sapi, dogranmis
2 yemek kasigi un
3 su bardagi su
2-2 ½ su bardagi sut
1 tavuk bulyon
1 yemek kasigi tuz
3 yemek kasigi tereyag
1 yemek kasigi taze maydanoz, ince dogranmis
1 yumurta
2 yemek kasigi limon suyu

Genis bir tencerede tereyagini eritin ve unu orta ateste sararana dek kavurun. Havuclari ilave edin ve yaklasik 2 dakika kadar kavurun. Patatesleri ilave edip kavurmaya devam edin. Son olarak, dogranmis pirasa, kereviz saplarini ve maydanozu ilave edin. Iki uc dakika kadar daha kavurun ve sicak suyu ilave edin. Tavuk bulyonu ve tuzu ekleyin. Kaynayinca atesi kisin ve sebzeler pisene dek yaklasik 20-25 dakika kapagi kapali olarak pisirin. Sonra, sutu ilave edip ara sira karistirarak yuksek ateste kaynamasini bekleyin. Kaynadiktan sonra kisik ateste 5 dakika kadar pisirin.
Kucuk bir kapta limon suyu ve yumurtayi guzelce cirpin. Corba biraz dinlendikten sonra, corbadan bir miktar alip cirpilmis yumurta karisimina yavas yavas yedirin. Sonra da yavas yavas corbanin icine dokerek hizlica karistirarak corbaya yedirin.
AFIYET OLSUN

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