Karnıyarık (stuffed aubergines)

İ had request for my recipe of stuffed aubergines. So İ have to take the opportunity to post it here. First comes the stuffed aubergine with minced meat, called Karnıyarık (literally meaning “split belly”). The recipe for the vegetarian stuffed aubergine called İmam Bayıldı will follow soon!   What you need for 4 people: 4 aubergines/eggplants. Check out the right size, straight and not to small. The big round ones will...

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Spinach with rice

There are lots of people not keen on spinach, so far İ have seen every spinach hater turning into a spinach lover! 1/4 cup olive oil 1 large onion, copped very fine 1 kilo wild spinach, chopped roughly 4 cloves of garlic, chopped 1/4 cup white rice (baldo is my choice) 1 table spoon tomato paste 1/3 cup of milk (or if you are not on a diet 1/3 cup of cream which makes even more smooth) salt and pepper to taste red pepper flakes (if...

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