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Turkish Tea Time Recipes



 Kisir (Turkish Tabouleh)


Ingredients:
1)   2 cups fıne Bulgur
2)  
2 cups hot \Water
3)
  1 tablespoon Tomato Paste
4)  
1 tablespoon Hot Pepper Paste
5)  
1/2 cup Olive Oil
6)  
1/2 bunch green Onions - finely chopped
7)  
1 bunch flat leaf Parsley - finely chopped
8)  
2 Banana Peppers - finely chopped
9)   J
uice of 1 Lemon
10)
1 teaspoon Mint Flakes
11) 2 Tomatoes - chopped
  
Preparation:
1)   Put tomato and pepper paste in a big bowl and melt them with boiling hot water.
2)   Add bulgur and 1 teaspoon salt into this mix and stir once.
3)   Cover with a thick kitchen towel and let it soak up the water for 10 minutes.
4)   Chop green onions, tomatoes, parsley and peppers.
5)   Fluff bulgur with a fork.
6)   Add olive oil and lemon juice (more or less depending on taste).
7)   Add green onions, tomatoes, peppers and parsley.
8)   Serve immediately. Can be presented over romaine lettuce as well.



Pogaca (Cheese Pastry)



Ingredients:
1)   2 tbs. melted Butter or Margarine
2)  
˝ cup Oil (Vegetable or Canola)
3)  
˝ cup Yogurt
4)  
1 tsp. Salt
5)  
1 tsp. Baking Powder
6)  
3 cups of Flour
7)   Cheese or Ground Beef of your choice
8)   Nigella seeds for topping before baking (optional)
9)   Egg Wash
 
Preparation:
1)   Preheat oven to 350F.
2)   Combine the first six ingredients in a bowl. Knead them until dough is smooth, not sticky.
3)   Take golf size pieces of dough, first make a flat, round surface with your hands.
4)   Fill with cheese or ground beef of your choice and fold over dough in the shape of a half
       moon. Seal the edges.
5)   Egg wash and sprinkle with nigella seeds.
6)   Bake for about 25 minutes until golden brown.
7)   Serve hot or cold



Apple Cake
Ingredients:
1)   2 sticks of unsalted Margarine – softened in room temperature
2)  
1 cup powder Sugar
3)  
1 Egg
4)  
2 tbs. Milk
5)  
3-4 cups Flour
6)   2 tsp. Baking Powder
7)   Filling (see recipe below)

Preparation:
1)   In a bowl, combine the margarine and powdered sugar with a fork.
2)   Add the remaining ingredients (except the filling) and combine together.
3)   The dough will be sticky, so flour your hands before placing dough in your Pyrex baking dish.
4)   Take half of the dough mixture and using your hands spread it on your Pyrex dish.
5)   Top it with the apple filling.
6)   Then with the palm of your hands, flatten dough pieces and cover the top of the filling.
7)   It will not look perfect and that’s ok. That’s what makes this cake so special.
8)   Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown.
9)   Take out of the oven and let it cool.
10) Cut into squares and sprinkle powder sugar.

The Filling

Ingredients:
1)  
4-5 Apples
2)  
˝ cup Water
3)  
1 cup Sugar
4)  
1 tsp. Cinnamon

Preparation:

1)   Preheat oven to 350F.
2)   Slice and cook apples in a sauté pan, combining the water and sugar.
3)   After apples become soft, but still should hold up their shape, add the cinnamon.
4)   Take off the heat. Set aside to cool.




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