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A Guide to Barbecuing Internationally: From Kansas to Korean BBQ

The world of barbecue is big—these are some international BBQ styles you and your grill should get to know. As one who grew up in a northern American state, most of my life I thought of the word barbecue...
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April 2020 COTM: Announcement

MelMM
by MelMM 11 days ago

For April we will be cooking from ISTANBUL & BEYOND: EXPLORING THE DIVERSE CUISINES OF TURKEY, by Robyn Eckhardt. We may face some challenges obtaining ingredients, but we will muddle though. Use t...

April 2020 COTM: ISTANBUL AND BEYOND

MelMM
by MelMM 15 hours ago

Welcome to our reporting threads for our April selection, ISTANBUL AND BEYOND: EXPLORING THE DIVERSE CUISINES OF TURKEY, by Robyn Eckhardt. Use this thread for general discussion of the book, ingre...

ISTANBUL AND BEYOND - North-Central Anatolia, Basics (pp. 299-342)

MelMM
by MelMM 15 hours ago

Use this thread to report on the following chapters from Istanbul & Beyond: Wheat, Legumes & Lamb - North-Central Anatolia (pp. 299-330) Basics & Daily Dishes (pp. 331-342) Please put the re...

ISTANBUL AND BEYOND - Southeast, Hatay Province (pp. 207-298)

MelMM
by MelMM 15 hours ago

Use this thread to report on the following chapters from Istanbul & Beyond: Urfa Peppers & Silk Road Spices - The Southeast (pp. 207-252) Olives, Pomegranates & Chiles - Hatay Province (pp. 253...

ISTANBUL AND BEYOND - Northeast, Van & Hakkâri (pp. 121-206)

MelMM
by MelMM 15 hours ago

Use this thread to report on the following chapters from Istanbul & Beyond: Beef & Dairy - The Northeast (pp. 121-162) High Pasture, Wild Herbs & Sheep - Van & Hakkâri (pp. 163-206) Please p...

ISTANBUL AND BEYOND - Istanbul, Black Sea (pp. 29-120)

MelMM
by MelMM 15 hours ago

Use this thread to report on the following chapters from Istanbul & Beyond: Workers' Canteens, Street Fare & a Multiethnic Past - Istanbul (pp. 29-76) Fish Corn and Greens - The Black Sea (pp. ...

Khachapuri @ Old Sasoon Bakery | Pasadena

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

A year ago, fate landed me in the middle of Pasadena's Armenian neighborhood. For breakfast, I indulged in a Georgian-Armenian khachapuri enjoyed outside at a sidewalk cafe table on a blue sky day....

Noosh soft opening

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by Ridge 1 year ago

One of our favorite meals last year was at The Istanbul modern pop-up in SF. You can read my review here: https://www.chowhound.com/post/istanbul-modern-1072012 The Chef couple in-charge, Lau...

Berlin Turkish Doner Kebab Bread....

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by Emily Wolff 19 years ago

I studied in berlin for a semester and as a student, on a student's budget, i found the doners to be utterly indispensible, since they you could find them for about $1.50 or $1.25 in the Neukoln se...

Substitute for fresh mint in Turkish soup

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by sophia519 9 months ago

I was watching Milk Street and want to make the Turkish red lentil soup shown on the program. Recipe calls for garnishing with fresh mint. Since I don’t care for fresh mint, I thought I’d substitut...

Where can I buy good Turkish Pistachios

GIOny
by GIOny 10 years ago

I love Turkish Pistachios (antep) and have always bought Zenobia off the net but they have now doubled in price and the last batch i ordered off of nutsonthenet were mixed largely with California p...

Looking for salep (sahlep, salepi, wild orchid powder)

dionysaki
by dionysaki 10 years ago

Hey everyone, I have been on a wild goose chase for a traditional Turkish/Greek ingredient, salep (also spelled salepi, sahlep, sahlepi, salop). It is a powder made from wild orchid root, and i...

Chowdown at Mangal Mediterranean, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

On Monday seven 'hounds and guests gathered for a late night chowdown at Mangal Mediterranean. Please tell us about your favorites. Previous post about Mangal: https://www.chowhound.com/post...

"Mr. Zagros" - Best Shawarma in town?!... they might have a point?!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 year ago

A new 'Shawarma kid' has come to town.....of Richmond Hill! When you have a business brave enough to advertise its product as the 'best' in town, it begs for people to give them a try and prove ...

Turkish simit in Northern Virginia

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by honia2002 1 year ago

Hi all, I had been buying simits from Cenan bakery in Vienna for years, they recently closed after 26 years. I bought the simits from Anatolian Bistro restaurant in Ashburn but the taste is not ...

The 3 Grand Cuisines

Chinon00
by Chinon00 13 years ago

I once read an article that stated that there are 3 grand cuisines on earth: French, Chinese, and Turkish. And according to the article this occurred in these cultures for 3 specific reasons inclu...

Turkish Breakfast @ Lokma | Outer Richmond - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Last week a friend joined me at Lokma for breakfast. It's been on my list to try since discovering that it offers kaymak, a dreamy clotted cream. https://www.chowhound.com/post/seeking-kaymak-91609...

Eggplant Ragout (patlican musakka) Turkish cuisine

TheChefseye
by TheChefseye 1 year ago

Hello everyone! I would like to share my favorite dish from my home cuisine Eggplant ragout with ground beef bolognese : 3 Tomatoes(1 for garnish) 1 Green pepper (for garnish) 1 Med onio...

Turkish VS Greek

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by PappyAustin 10 years ago

Does anyone know the difference between a Turkish gyro and a Greek one?