Welcome to Cooking Gorgeous, a collection of healthy, flavoursome and easy to follow Turkish & Mediterranean recipes. I hope to share my 14 years of professional expertise as well as 30 years of cooking experience in a clear and accurate way, and I promise good results as long as you follow the recipe diligently! Traditional...Read More
Çerkez Tavuğu is a delicious mezze/side dish made of shredded poached chicken mixed with a creamy walnut sauce.
Calamari Fritti (or Fried Calamari) is a Mediterranean seafood dish that is usually served as an appetiser in restaurants.
Hyderabadi Mutton (Lamb) Biryani is a festive dish made with layers of succulent lamb curry, luscious spices and fragrant & aromatic saffron rice.
Slow Braised Beef Cheeks in red wine is a flavourful, rich and comforting dish that is elegant enough to serve for a dinner party and easy enough for a mid-week meal.
Arnavut Cigeri (or Albanian Liver) is a Turkish Liver dish consisting of pan-fried lamb or veal liver cubes seasoned with flaked chilli and served with sumac, onion and parsley salad.
Spinach with Eggs is a delicious, healthy and filling one-pot dish you can serve for brunch, lunch or a quick weeknight dinner.
Orman Kebabi (also known as Bolu Kebabi or Forest Kebab) is a traditional Turkish kebab dish originating from Bolu city.
Cilbir - Turkish Poached Eggs is a delicious Turkish breakfast egg dish dating back to the Ottomans in the 15th century.
Tavuk Sote (Turkish Chicken Sauté) is a wholesome, simple and healthy chicken dish full of Mediterranean flavours.
Bamya (or Bamia) is a classic Turkish Okra Stew dish made with okra, tomatoes, onion, garlic and lemon juice.
Patlican Kebabi (Eggplant/Aubergine Kebab) is a traditional Turkish kebab dish consisting of juicy meatballs layered alternately with sliced eggplants.
Kuzu Guvec is a Turkish Lamb Casserole dish made with lamb meat and vegetables slowly cooked in a clay pot.
Perde Pilavi is a traditional Turkish dish made with chicken and rice filling flavoured with nuts & spices, then wrapped up with a delicious pastry.
Fellah Köfte is a delicious vegetarian bulgur dish made with simple ingredients such as bulgur, semolina, onion, tomato&pepper paste and spices.
İçli Köfte (some calls it Bulgur Kofte) is the Turkish version of the famous Middle Eastern dish called "Kibbeh".
Turkish Cabbage Rolls (Lahana Sarmasi or Dolmasi in Turkish) is a flavourful dish made of cabbage leaves filled with spiced meat&bulgur mixture.
Maqluba (or Makloubeh-Maklouba) is a traditional Middle Eastern dish made with layers of rice, vegetables and meat.
Menemen or Turkish Scrambled Eggs is a very popular and loved breakfast dish in Turkey made with juicy tomatoes and green peppers.
This is the perfect Mushroom Rice (Mushroom Pilau) Recipe if you are after a fluffy, vibrant and aromatic rice dish to serve with your curry.