This is so far best recipe I found for a home-made lahmacun. Due to the way lahmacun is baked, in special wood-fired ovens, it is quite difficult to achieve good results making it at home. This dough is fairly satisfactory, still soft inside but crunchy at the edges. Recipe found here. Continue reading



Very nice veggie meal which can either serve as a side or main. Very flavoursome and easy to prepare. Recipe comes from mom Safikar.  Continue reading

Ali Nazik

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A little bit time consuming but truly tasty dish. You cook the meat similarly to how you would prepare it for Tantuni. Continue reading



Tantuni is a yummy Turkish type of a wrap, usually with tender beef slices. This is a sort of variation on tantuni – sandwich style. The secret here is in the way you prepare the meat and also what sort of meat you pick for this way of cooking. I served it with a simple onion salad with sumak and parsley. Continue reading