Month: January 2014

Turkish Spiced Bulgur (Kısır)

Kısır is a traditional, home-cooked Turkish side dish.  It’s made of fine bulgur (chopped, hulled wheat kernels), which are high in fiber and protein and low in fat.  After trying kisir and one other Turkish dish (Şakşuka), I fell in love with Turkish cuisine, and insisted Deniz get Turkish recipes from his mom.  Below is Deniz’ […]

Turkish Baklava

As someone who was born and raised in Turkey, people always assume I have baklava syrup running in my blood (my cholesterol test results partially confirm this). Moving to the US did not stop me from enjoying this sweet, nutty, crunchy dessert. My cravings were easily satisfied by Baklava King when I was in San Diego […]

Mango Kale Salad

As vegetarians we never wanted to be associated with salad and other raw greens. However, this does not mean we hate salad (okay, Delphine does, but don’t tell anyone). But we believe vegetables are important part of our diet just likecarbs and proteins. Kale is a very healthy, nutritious vegetable. It is bitter by nature, […]

A New Year, A New Blog

Happy 2014!  Every week we cook delicious vegetarian meals at home. 2014 will be no different. Except, this time, we will pass our knowledge to humanity. Are you a carnivore? No problem! We love meat (as long as it is vegetarian!), and we make sure none of our vegetarian  recipes suffer from bland taste. You […]