Ottoman spice mix recipes

Algeria: Chorba Frik

Algeria: Chorba Frik

In the Ottoman army, soup was particularly important in the Janissary Corps where the çorbaci (literally “soup man”) was a military rank equivalent to colonel
Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Red Wine Sauce

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Red Wine Sauce

Because of the several wars and civil wars that bashed Greece from after its liberation from the Ottoman Empire and onwards, the cultivation of vineyards was either neglected or stayed in a strictly local level
Macun: More than just candy

Macun: More than just candy

candy Egyptian Bazaar Istanbul Izmir Macun Manisa Ottoman Top Kapi Turkey GR. Apart from the old Saray as a symbolic spot to find the macun, another location to get some ready-packed is the Egyptian Bazaar, amongst tons of spices and herbs that appear like its natural surroundings

Za'atar Pizza/Man'oosheh/Lebanese Manooshe

The Ottoman Turks controlled Lebanon and introduced a variety of foods that have become staples in the Lebanese diet, including olive oil, fresh bread, baklava a sweet pastry dessert, laban (homemade yogurt), stuffed vegetables, and a variety of nuts
'Papaz' Stew

'Papaz' Stew

It origins come from time of 'Ottoman Empire'. Mix all spices with onion well. Put some meat cubes (1/3) over oiled bottom of pan, follow with 1/2 onion mixture
Ćevapi - Bosnian Chevups

Ćevapi - Bosnian Chevups

I suppose, chevups originated from time of Turkish Ottoman Empire during their occupation of Bosnia. spices are added and then meat is kneaded (by hand) for long time
Turkish simit

Turkish simit

The impact of this cuisine in the world is quite large, primarily due to the large number of Turkish restaurants, and is particularly influential in the Balkans where the Ottoman Empire ruled for five centuries
What Do You Know About Libyan Cuisine?

What Do You Know About Libyan Cuisine?

As described by libyan food, the Sherba Libiya bil Dajaj wa Alzatar aka Libya Chicken Soup with Thyme is “an aromatic soup that combines olive oil and a typical Libyan mix of herbs and spices
Traditional Greek Moussaka

Traditional Greek Moussaka

Moussaka is an eggplant (aubergine) and / or potato-based dish in the cuisines of the former Ottoman Empire, with many local and regional variations
Libyan burger recipe

Libyan burger recipe

As I was researching the various flavors of Libya, and this is a country that loves complex flavors and myriad spices so there was lots to build on, I came across Mb’atten
Beef Kofta Recipe

Beef Kofta Recipe

Kofta is known since the days of the Ottoman Empire, and with the course of history, kofta acquired its own characteristics
Beef with Orzo Casserole (Giouvetsi)

Beef with Orzo Casserole (Giouvetsi)

Giouvetsi comes from the Turkish word güveç and it was eaten by the Ottomans. Add the onions, the tomato juice, the beer, salt and pepper and all the spices, sugar and bay leaves
Spiced Burek with Cucumber Salad

Spiced Burek with Cucumber Salad

A burek, also known as a börek, is a stuffed filo pastry common in countries that were formerly part of the Ottoman Empire