Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Humus with Roasted Red Pepper (Kozlenmis Kirmizi Biberli Humus)

1 cup of cooked chick peas/ canned
2-3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Juice of ½ lemon
2-3 Tbsp tahini
¾ cup roasted red pepper, skinned
2-3 cloves of garlic, minced
¼ cup water (optional)
1 tsp salt to taste
¼ tsp cumin
¼ tsp black pepper

Place boiled or canned chick peas into a food processor or use a blender to form a puree. Then, add the roasted red peppers and blend with pureed chick peas. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix them all.
Drizzle some olive oil on top and serve Humus with warm pita bread or chips.
ENJOY

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TURKCE
1 su bardagi pismis nohut/konserve
2-3 yemek kasigi sizma zeytinyagi
½ limonun suyu
¾ su bardagi kozlenmis kirmizi biber, soyulmus
2-3 yemek kasigi tahin
2-3 dis sarimsak, ezilmis
¼ su bardagi su (istege bagli)
1 tatli kasigi tuz
½ cay kasigi kimyon
½ cay kasigi karabiber

Haslanmis ya da konserve nohutlari blendir ile pure haline getirin. Daha sonra kozlenmis kirmizi biberi de ilave edip tekrar pure edin. Geri kalan malzemeleri ilave edin ve guzelce karistirin. Uzerine biraz zeytinyagi akitin ve sicak pide ya da lavas ile servis yapabilirsiniz.
AFIYET OLSUN

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Jalapeno Poppers (Peynir Dolgulu Jalapeno Biber)

12 jalapeno peppers
½ cup cream cheese
1/3 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
¼ cup flour
1 egg, whisked
½ cup bread crumbs
1 cup canola oil for frying
 
Wash and dry the jalapenos. Cut one side in lengthwise without damaging the cap. Remove the seeds. Mix cheddar and cream cheese. Fill the jalapenos with this cheese mixture and try to close the cut side as in whole jalapeno.
Dip the jalapenos in flour and cover evenly. Then, dip them in whisked egg and then cover with bread crumbs. Fry in heated canola oil. If desired, they can be roasted in the oven rather than frying. Serve hot.
ENJOY
TURKCE
12 tane jalapeno biberi
½ su bardagi krem peynir
1/3 su bardagi cedar peyniri, rendelenmis
¼ su bardagi un
1 yumurta, cirpilmis
½ su bardagi galeta unu/kiriklanmis ekmek
1 su bardagi kanola yagi, kizartmak icin
 
Jalapeno biberlerini yikayin ve kurulayin. Biberleri sadece bir taraftan uzunlamasina boydan boya kesin, fakat ikiye ayirmayin ve sapini koparmayin. Icinden cekirdeklerini temizleyin. Diger bir yerde cedar ve krem peyniri bir kasede karistirin. Jalapeno biberlerini kesik kismindan peynir karisimi ile doldurun ve butun biber gibi kapatin.
Sonra, her jalapeno biberini once unun icinde yuvarlayin ve ardindan cirpilmis yumurtaya batirin. Son olarak, galeta unu/ekmek kirintilari ile kaplayin. Kizdirilmis kanola yaginda biberleri guzelce kizartin. Arzu ederseniz, hazirladiginiz jalapeno biberlerini firinda da kizartabilirsiniz. Sicak servis edin.
AFIYET OLSUN
 

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Salmon Baked in Foil (Aluminyumda Firinlanmis Somon)

4 salmon fillets
2-3 Tbsp olive oil
2 small tomatoes, finely chopped
1-2 chopped shallots
2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
½-1 tsp dried thyme
Salt
Fresh ground black pepper

Preheat the oven to 400 F (200 C). Meanwhile, rub salmon fillets with salt, and pepper. Sprinkle with olive oil on both sides. Stir the tomatoes, shallots, lemon juice and thyme in a medium bowl to blend.
Place a salmon fillet over a sheet of foil. Wrap the ends of the foil to form a spiral shape. Spoon the tomato mixture over the salmon, layering evenly. Fold the sides of the foil over the fish and tomato mixture, covering completely. Seal the packets closed. Place the foil packets on an oven tray. Bake until the salmon is cooked through, about 25 minutes. Using a large metal spatula, transfer the foil packets to plates and serve hot.
ENJOY
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TURKCE
2 tane somon fileto
2-3 yemek kasigi zeytinyagi
2 tane kucuk domates, kucuk dogranmis
1-2 taze sogan/arpacik, dogranmis
2 yemek kasigi taze limon suyu
½-1 tatli kasigi kuru kekik
Tuz
Taze ogutulmus karabiber

Firini 200 C (400 F)’ye isitin. Somon baliklarini tuz ve karabiber ile ovalayin. Zeytinyagi ile her iki tarafini yaglayin. Kucuk bir kasede domates, sogan, limon suyu ve kekigi karistirin.
Her bir somon filetoyu genis birer parca aluminyum folyonun uzerine yerlestirin. Aluminyum folyonun kenarlarini yukari dogru kivirarak spiral bir sekil yapin. Sonra, somonlarin uzerine domates karisimini yayarak kaplayin. Aluminyum folyoyu somonlarin uzerinden kapatin ve kenarlarini iyice kivirip guzelce kapatin. Kapattiginiz aluminyum paketlerini firin tepsisine yerlestirin.
Firina verin ve yaklasik 25 dakika somonlar iyice pisene dek pisirin. Buyuk bir metal spatula ile aluminyum paketleri servis tabaklarina koyun ve sicak servis edin.
AFIYET OLSUN
Baligin Faydalari

Monday, March 5, 2012

Shrimp Scampi with Butter Sauce (Tereyagli Karides)

1 lb large fresh shrimp
3 large cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbsp olive oil
3-4 Tbsp unsalted butter
¼ tsp dried crushed red pepper (optional)
1-2 Tbsp chopped fresh or dried parsley
Black pepper
Salt to taste

Peel and devein the shrimp. In a large skillet, saute minced garlic in hot olive oil for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the butter and stir until it melts. Add the shrimp and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in salt and red pepper. Reduce heat and simmer for 4-5 minutes or until the shrimp turns pink.
Sprinkle with the fresh parsley and serve hot over your choice of rice or pasta.
ENJOY

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TURKCE
½ kg taze buyuk boy karides
3 buyuk dis sarimsak, ezilmis
2 yemek kasigi zeytinyagi
3-4 yemek kasigi tereyag
½ cay kasigi kirmizi pul biber (istege bagli)
1-2 yemek kasigi taze/kuru maydanoz, dogranmis
Tuz
Karabiber

Karidesleri soyun ve temizleyin. Genis bir tavada zeytinyagini isitin ve sarimsaklari ekleyerek, yaklasik 1-2 dakika sote edin. Tereyagini ilave edin ve eriyene dek karistirin. Karidesi ilave edin ve 2 dakika kadar pisirin. Tuz ve kirmizi biberi ilave edin. Dusuk ateste yaklasik 4-5 dakika kadar ya da karidesler pembelesene dek pisirin.
Uzerine maydanoz serpin ve arzuya gore pilav ya da makarna yaninda sicak servis edin.
AFIYET OLSUN

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

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Baked Red Snapper with Garlic (Firinda Sarimsakli Levrek)

1 lb red snapper fillets
3 Tbsp butter
2 cloves garlic, smashed
1 tsp parsley, chopped
1/8 tsp black pepper
3-4 Tbsp bread crumbs
2 Tbsp parmesan cheese, grated
½ tsp salt to taste

Remove the skin of the fillets. Rub them with salt and pepper. Arrange the fillets over a greased Pyrex/oven tray. Meanwhile, melt the butter and then take it to a small bowl. Mix parsley, garlic and parmesan. Apply this sauce generously all over the fillets with a brush.
Finally, cover the fillets with the bread crumbs. 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).
Serve with lemon wedges and onion if desired.

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TURKCE
½ kg levrek benzeri beyaz etli balik fileto
3 yemek kasigi tereyagi
2 dis sarimsak, ezilmis
1 tatli kasigi maydanoz, ince dogranmis
½ cay kasigi karabiber
3-4 yemek kasigi galeta unu/ ekmek kirintisi
2 yemek kasigi parmesan peyniri, rendelenmis
1 cay kasigi tuz

Balik filetolarinin derisini alin. Tuz ve karabiber serpin ve elinizle hafifce ovarak yedirin. Yaglanmis borcam ya da firin tepsisine filetolari yerlestirin. Tereyagini eritin ve kucuk bir kaseye alin. Sarimsak, maydanoz ve parmesan peynirini de ilave edin. Firca yardimiyla hazirladiginiz sosu baliklarin uzerine bol bol surun.
Son olarak, galeta unu ya da ekmek kirintilarini baliklarin uzerine esit olarak yayin. Onceden isitilmis olan 200C (400F) firinda baliklar pisip uzerleri hafifce kizarana dek 20-30 dakika kadar pisirin.
Yaninda limon ve sogan ile servis yapabilirsiniz.
AFIYET OLSUN
Baligin Faydalari

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Ground Beef Roll (Kiymali Rulo)

½ cup luke warm water
1 tsp yeast
½ tsp sugar
½ cup milk
2-2 ½ cups flour
½ cup canola oil
1 Tbsp salt to taste
1 egg yolk for glazing
Sesame/nigella seeds for top

Filling:
3 Tbsp canola oil
1 onion, finely chopped
2 medium tomatoes, finely chopped
½ lb ground beef
½ cups walnuts, finely chopped
½ tsp black pepper
½ tsp cumin
½ tsp salt to taste

Place the lukewarm milk, sugar and the yeast into a bowl. Stir well to dissolve the sugar and the yeast. Let it rise for 10-15 minutes.Then, add the salt, egg white, oil and flour, knead for about 10 minutes. Place a plastic wrap over the dough (see the picture) and let it rest for 2 hours or till it rises up to double its shape (see the picture).
Meanwhile, prepare the filling. Take ground beef and canola oil over a skillet and cook until the beef changes in color. Stir in onions and sauté for about 3-4 minutes over medium heat. Add tomatoes and salt. Cook over medium heat until the juice is absorbed (3-4 minutes). Add the spices, give a stir and let it cool.
Place the dough on the counter and punch to release air. Then sprinkle some flour on the counter and divide the dough in 2-3 pieces. Then, try to flatten the each dough piece in a rectangular shape with a dough roller, in 1/10 inch thickness.
Brush the surface of dough with 2 Tbsp butter/oil. Add the crushed walnuts into the filling mixture. Spread the filling mixture over dough evenly. Then roll it up tightly and do the same with the remaining dough. Then, place them into the baking tray with baking paper. Leave it for 1-2 hours to rise.
Preheat the oven to 375F (185C). Whisk the egg yolk and brush the surface of the rolls. Sprinkle with sesame/nigella seeds on top if desired. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the tops get brownish. Take out of the oven and cover them with a clean cloth or towel in order to keep them soft. Serve warm.
ENJOY

P.S: Do not use metal container when kneading or resting the dough. Metal spoils the texture of dough.
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TURKCE
½ su bardagi ilik su
1 tatli kasigi kuru instant maya
½ tatli kasigi seker
½ su bardagi sut
1 yemek kasigi tuz
Uzeri icin 1 yumurta sarisi
Uzeri icin susam/corek otu

Ic malzeme:
3 yemek kasigi kanola yagi
1 sogan, kucuk dogranmis
2 orta boy domates, kucuk dogranmis
250 gr kiyma
½ su bardagi ceviz ici, ufalanmis
1 cay kasigi karabiber
1 cay kasigi kimyon
1 cay kasigi tuz

Ilik suyu ve mayayi bir kaseye alin, icine sekeri ilave edin ve sekerle maya cozunene kadar iyice karistirin.10-15 dakika kabarmasini bekleyin. Sonra, sut, sivi yag, tuz ve unu ilave ederek, 10 dakika kadar yogurun. Uzerine seffaf film ortun (resime bakiniz) ve sicak bir ortamda, hamur iki kati kadar kabarana dek, yaklasik 2 saat, bekleyin (resime bakiniz).
Bu sirada genisce bir tavada ic malzemeyi hazirlayin. Once kanola yaginda kiymayi renk degistirene kadar cevirin. Sogani ilave edin ve 3-4 dakika soteleyin. Domatesi ve tuzu ilave edin. Suyunu cekene kadar orta ateste 3-4 dakika pisirin. Baharatlari ilave edin, karisitin ve sogumaya birakin.
Hamuru tezgain uzerine alin ve havasini indirmek icin uzerinden bastirin ve tezgahi unlayip hamuru iki ya da uc esit parcaya bolun. Her hamur parcasini yuvarlayip oklava ile ½ cm kalinliginda ve dikdortgen seklinde acin. Uzerini tereyagi ya da sivi yag ile yaglayin. Ic malzemeyin icine cevizleri karistirin. Hamurun uzerine ic malzemeyi esit olacak sekilde yayin. Sonra sikica rulo yapin ve ruloyu yaglanmis dikdortgen bir firin tepsisine yerlestirin. Diger hamurlari da ayni sekilde rulo yapin. Rulolari iki kati buyuyene kadar yaklasik 1-2 saat bekletin.
Firini onceden 190C (375F) ye isitin cirpilmis yumurta sarisini rulolarin uzerine firca ile surun. Susam ya da corek otu serpin ve 25-30 dakika uzerleri kizarana dek pisirin.
Firindan cikarinca, tepsinin uzerini temiz bir mutfak bezi ya da havlu ile ortup hava almasini engelleyin. Boylece Kiymali Rulolariniz yumusacik olacaktir.
Sicak servis yapin.
AFIYET OLSUN

NOT: Hamuru yogurmak ya da dinlendirmek icin metal kap kullanmayin. Metal hamurun yapisina zarar verir.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Stuffed Onions (Sogan Dolmasi)

5-6 medium white onions
1 cup rice, washed and drained
1 tomato, diced
1 tsp tomato paste
½ cup olive oil
1-2 cups hot water
1 Tbsp dried mint
½ tsp allspice
½ tsp sugar
1 Tbsp salt to taste

Cut the both ends of onions and remove skins. Make sure the onions can stand still on the root side in the saucepan. Scoop the onions using a metal spoon. Try keeping at least 3 outer layers and the root part as the base. Chop the scooped parts for stuffing. Mix all the other ingredients but the water in a bowl. With a spoon fill the 2/3 of onions with the stuffing mixture. In a large saucepan or pot, place the stuffed onions. Add 1 cup or enough hot water to almost cover 1/3 height of the onions.
Close the lid and cook on low-medium heat, until the onions and rice get cooked, for about 30-40 minutes.
ENJOY

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TURKCE
5-6 orta boy sogan
1 su bardagi pirinc, yikanip suzulmus
1 domates, dogranmis
1 tatli kasigi domates salcasi
½ su bardagi zeytin yagi
1-2 su bardagi sicak su
1 yemek kasigi kuru/taze nane
1 cay kasigi yenibahar
1 cay kasigi seker
1 yemek kasigi tuz

Soganlarin tepesini ve koklu kismini duzgunce kesin ve kabuklarini soyun. Kok kismi dipte olacak sekilde tepesinden baslayarak metal bir tatli kasigi ile soganlarin icini oyun. Soganin disinda en az 3 tabaka kalacak sekilde, dibini birakarak oyun. Oydugunuz kisimlari kucuk kucuk dograyarak ic malzeme icin hazirlayin. Geriye kalan ic malzemeleri bir kasede karistirin.
Bir kasik yardimiyla soganlarin icini ustten 1/3 kismi bosta kalacak sekilde doldurun. Tencerenin dibine doldurdugunuz soganlari yerlestirin. Soganlarin yuksekliginin 1/3 unu gececek sekilde veya 1-2 su bardagi sicak su ilave edin.
Kapagini kapatip, kisik ateste soganlar ve pirincler pisene dek yaklasik 3-40 dakika pisirin.
AFIYET OLSUN

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Red Pepper with Ricotta (Lor Peynirli Kirmizi Biber)

2 large red peppers, cut in chunks
1-1 ½ cup ricotta cheese
2 Tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Fresh parsley to garnish

Take olive oil and peppers in a wide sauté pan and sauté peppers over medium heat until they get soft. Add salt, pepper and ricotta cheese. Mix them all and transfer to a serving plate. If desired garnish with fresh parsley.
ENJOY

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TURKCE
2 buyuk kirmizi biber, buyuk dogranmis
1-1 ½ su bardagi lor peyniri
2 yemek kasigi zeytinyagi
Tuz ve karabiber
Suslemek icin taze maydanoz

Genis bir tavaya zeytinyagi ve biberleri alin. Orta ateste ara sira karistirarak biberler pisene dek sote edin. Tuz, karabiber ve lor peynirini ilave edin ve guzelce harmanlayin.
Servis tabagina alin ve istege gore uzerini maydanoz ile susleyin.
AFIYET OLSUN

Monday, January 9, 2012

Rose Desert (Gul Tatlisi)

2 cups flour
1 cup semolina
½ cup yogurt
125 gram margarine, at room temperature
½ cup canola oil
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla
A pinch of salt
For garnish almond, hazelnut or walnut

Syrup:
3 cups sugar
3 cups water
1 tsp lemon juice

Prepare the syrup first by mixing the water and sugar. Bring to a boil and after boiling for a couple of minutes stir in lemon juice and set aside to cool.
For the dough, mix the yogurt, oil, margarine and semolina. Then, slowly add flour and the remaining ingredients and form a soft dough. Use a rolling pin to flatten to dough for about 1/8-1/9 inch thickness. Use circle cutter about 1 ½-2 inch in diameter to cut circles. Place 3 circles on top of each other as in picture. Then place almonds, hazelnuts or walnuts in the middle of the edges as in picture. Then roll it and cut in half to form a rose shape. Or, you may first cut the circles in two and then place the nuts and then roll it up as in the picture.
Place the rose shapes over a greased oven tray and bake in a preheated oven at 350 F (180 C) for about 20-25 minutes or until they turn light brown. Pour the cooled syrup all over the desert evenly. You may turn the roses upside down gradually to let them absorb the syrup evenly. Let them sit in the syrup overnight and then serve the next day.
ENJOY

TURKCE
2 su bardagi un
1 su bardagi irmik
½ su bardagi yogurt
125 gr margarin, oda sicakliginda
½ su bardagi kanola yagi
1 tatli kasigi kabartma tozu
1 tatli kasigi vanilya
Bir tutam tuz
Suslemek icin badem, findik ya da ceviz

Surubu icin:
3 su bardagi su
3 su bardagi seker
1 tatli kasigi limon suyu

Once surubunun malzemelerini bir tencereye koyun ve kaynatın. Bir kenarda sogumaya birakin. Hamurun un, kabartma tozu ve vanilya haric diger malzemelerini karistirin. Sonra, yavas yavas unu ilave etmeye baslayin. Son olarak kabartma tozu ve vanilyayı ilave edin. Hamur kulak memesi yumusaklığında olmalidir. Hamuru merdane ya da oklava ile 3-4 mm kalinliginda acin.
Cay bardaginin agzi ile yuvarlaklar kesin. Uc tane yuvarlak yarisi ust uste gelecek sekilde resimdeki gibi yanyana dizin. Uc kisimlarinin ortasina findik, badem ya da ceviz koyun ve rulo seklinde sarin. Sonra ortadan ikiye kesin ya da sarmadan once ortadan ikiye kesin ve sonra resimdeki gibi rulo seklinde sarin.
Yaglanmis olan firin tepsisine dizin ve onceden isitilmis 180 C (350 F) firinda yaklasik 20-25 dakika ya da uzerleri hafifce kizarana dek pisirin. Firindan cikan sicak tatlinin uzerine surubu esit olarak dokun. Tatlilarin surubu iyice cekmesi icin alt ust edilebilir. Bir gece surubu cekmesi icin bekletin ve ertesi gun ikram edin.
AFIYET OLSUN