You know your kids grew up in the Middle East when their favorite food is stuffed grape leaves, and they like plain yogurt with raw garlic. One of the best things about living in Turkey is the food, and soup holds an important place in Turkish cuisine.
Most Turkish housewives serve small bowls of soup as a starter to the evening meal. My family’s favorite is lentil soup. Ezo Gelin is a humble Turkish soup made in both homes and restaurants. Friends who visit us from America always comment on how good it is. This makes a great starter or stands alone as simple main dish with salad and bread. [Read more…]