Zeytinyagli Enginar – Artichokes In Olive Oil

We spent the weekend in Gallipoli at my in-laws, thinking a lot about what to put up on the blog as my first entry. What unique Ottoman relish could introduce my readers to the world of Turkish food? Calling Ottoman Cuisine “Turkish” is simply inadequate as it has a diverse fountain of treasures from the Balkans, the Middle East, Caucasus, Central Asia, Europe and even China. Today, Turks are a bit conservative when it comes to food, fortunately our ancestors were not.