Tuesday, December 25, 2012

What might be in it???

İt's hard to believe how fast time flies..Wow..it's been a year!
Happy Holidays!

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Another kitchen adventure of mine;)

It's one of my favorite Turkish traditional foods. When you take a look at the ingredients to cook this dessert, maybe looks like a little complicated but I will share you an easy way, give you my own recipe which really is fun.

What makes this dessert very special is;

Patriarch Noah saves himself, his family, and a remnant of all the world's animals with that food. When Noah and his animals were about to run out of food on the arc, he found a way to cook for everyone and feed them. He mixed all ingredients were left and cooked. That tasty food he created was good enough to feed his family, his voyagers and animals to survive.The resulting dish was a pudding and it turned into a traditional food in Turkey and called, asure.  It is vegan, and one of the very well-known and the most popular vegan desserts in Turkish cuisine.
It brings the history into our kitchens every year in this season.
Every year people cook this tasty/ healthy pudding as a tradition and share with friends, neighbors, classmates and co-workers as an offering of peace and love. 
Do you wanna try? I'll take you guys on another kitchen adventure today to yonca's kitchen, ready?

The smartest idea to feed so many people mixing whatever ingredients were left and cooked them together and serving the same food to everyone.

Here is the resulting dish recipe of Noah's Pudding!  The most cherished Turkish dessert, original name is Asure ( pronounced 'a shoe ray').

                                                      My sister Nigar took this picture :)


10 cups water
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 cup barley
Orange zest(finely grated of one orange)
1 cup chickpeas (can), washed/drained
1 cup white kidney beans (can), washed/drained
8 dry apricots (soaked in water overnight/ cut in pieces)
8 dry figs (cut in pieces)
1/2 cup raisins

Pomogranate seeds, walnuts(crushed), cinnamon
Orange or tangerine peel

You will need a large pot for this recipe. Put the barley and 4 cups of water in the pot and bring the barley and water to the boil on high heat. Then turn it down to medium-low heat and cook for about half an hour. Add the beans, chickpeas, orange zest, apricots, raisins, figs, sugar and 6 cups of hot water. Cook for about 45 minutes on medium-low heat. Stir occasionally. Pour into a large service bowl and let cool then keep it in the refrigerator. When serving, garnish with pomegranate seeds and gently crushed walnuts.


Monday, December 3, 2012

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