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A colourful cuisine of aromatic rose desserts to robust griddled meats.

Spiced lamb & feta gozleme with special tomato sauce

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(0 ratings)
A savoury Turkish pastry that's actually made with bread. Stuff with lamb, feta, raisins and pine nuts and serve with pomegranate dip
1 hour and 35 minutes
Moderately easy

Imam bayildi with BBQ lamb & tzatziki

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(4 ratings)
There are hundreds of versions of this Turkish aubergine dish. It is authentically quite oily, but reduce the oil if you prefer
1 hour and 45 minutes
Easy

Turkish one-pan eggs & peppers (Menemen)

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(54 ratings)
This gutsy dish is genuine street food and a brilliant family dish for brunch, lunch or supper.
35 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian
Healthy

DIY kofta burgers

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(39 ratings)
With these quick, easy and cheap koftas, there's no excuse for hitting the kebab van
50 minutes
Easy

Smoked aubergine purée

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(7 ratings)
This is great served with grilled meat or chicken and also makes a simple lunch for vegetarians
35 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Rose cream & raspberry jellies

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(2 ratings)
With all the flavours of Turkish delight, these fragrant Middle Eastern-style puddings make a light finish to an entertaining menu
15 minutes
Easy

Turkish lamb pilau

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(14 ratings)
Serve up a basmati rice one pot flavoured with cinnamon, mint and apricot, studded with tender lamb
30 minutes
Easy

Smoky chicken skewers

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(7 ratings)
A tapas-style canapé of marinated and grilled chicken kebabs, best served with smoked garlic mayonnaise dip
30 minutes
Easy

Chilli ginger lamb chops

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Marinate your chops with ginger, lemon, chilli and cumin then chargrill until juicy in the middle
18 minutes
Easy
Healthy

Spicy falafels

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(80 ratings)
Cheap and dead easy to make - stuff them into pittas with salad, or serve with couscous and houmous
20 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Almond & honey pastries with orange cream

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(2 ratings)
Serve these prepare-ahead puds with coffee, dessert wine or fresh mint tea for a real after-dinner treat
1 hour
Moderately easy

Aubergine couscous salad

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(22 ratings)
A handful of mint leaves really brings this salad alive, veggies will love it, but if you do need some meat lamb cutlets are the perfect addition
25 minutes
Easy

Minty lamb flatbreads

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(9 ratings)
Serve these Turkish-style pizzas for a simple, speedy supper for friends
25 minutes
Easy

Healthy homemade houmous

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(29 ratings)
A smooth blended chickpea dip with tahini and garlic that's versatile and good for you - a great snack or lunch
5 minutes
Easy
Vegetarian

Turkish-style lamb

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(6 ratings)
Bring the taste of Turkey to your kitchen with these fun lamb pittas, great hand held food
20 minutes
Easy

Walnut, date & honey cake

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(55 ratings)
A tea-time treat - packed with sweet honey. A great way to use up those ripe bananas too
1 hour and 25 minutes
Easy

Griddled flatbreads

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(3 ratings)
These flatbreads go well with dips and are the perfect finger food for outdoor entertaining
1 hour and 50 minutes
Moderately easy
Vegetarian

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