Turkish style “Spanish Omelette”: Potato Omelette à la Turca
So this is another recipe that I regret discovering very late. Even though it is a very classical potato dish, my family never ate potatoes for breakfast so probably that is the reason we never made potato omelette. I was enlightened when a friend made it for me when I was in high school. I clearly remember my shock and the new shining lights in my brain. Anyway. For Turkish cuisine, the trick of the potato omelette is cumin. After giving you the whole secret, here is how we do it.
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A Turkish Family Breakfast: Menemen
I have promised a Turkish 101 on this blog and I have been delayed with our food challenges so at last, here is a classical Turkish dish: Menemen!
I have actually seen the same dish or very similar ones in other countries' family cuisine. Huevos rancheros, for instance, is the Mexican farm tradition. Melemeni, or strapatsada is the Greek version, although I should say we share a lot of or food culture with the Greeks so it is quite normal. Shakshouka is the version you can find in middle ...
Unexpected desire to leave the house and eggs benedict
Eggs benedict was never a favourite dish of mine. This was probably because poached eggs were never a thing in our house when I grew up. Thanks to Ürün, I am trying to learn new things, and this is one of them.
You drag me to a meeting? Then I shall eat
My breaking point was during a breakfast at Apex Hotel in London. I saw eggs benedict on a menu at the hotel we for staying for a meeting, to which I was basically dragged. As I usually do in these circumstances, I tried to direct my ...