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Culinary y Vino Conquistadors Conquer Turkey

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This past Sunday we had our monthly meeting of the Culinary y Vino Conquistadors at Eileen and Luis’ home. The focus of this month’s gathering was to prepare recipes of Turkish origin, focusing mainly on two blogs “Almost Turkish Recipes” and “Ozlem’s Turkish Table

As anticipated the event was an outstanding success and all of the recipes were delicious!

This was our menu for Sunday, 13th March:

Jo Ann & Jon:

Black Oil Bread

Black Olive Bread

Black Olive Cake

Zucchini Moussaka with Garbanzo Beans

Zucchini Moussaka with Garbanzo Beans

Zucchini Moussaka with Garbanzo Beans

Jennifer:

Vegetarian Dolma (stuffed peppers).

Vegetarian Dolma (stuffed peppers).

Vegetarian Dolma (Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers)

Joel & Brenda:

Turkish Potato Salad

Turkish Potato Salad

Turkish Potato Salad

Deidre & Jason:

Fasulye Pilaki (White Beans cooked in Olive Oil with Vegetablesd)

Fasulye Pilaki (White Beans cooked in Olive Oil with Vegetables)

Fasulye Pilaki (White Beans cooked in Olive Oil with Vegetables)

Eileen & Luis:

Turkistani Pilaf (Lamb, Carrots, Basmati Rice)

Turkistani Pilaf (Lamb, Carrots, Basmati Rice)

Turkistani Pilaf (Lamb, Carrots, Basmati Rice)

Cacik (Yoghurt, Dip with Cucumber and Garlic)

Cacik (Yoghurt, Dip with Cucumber and Garlic)

Cacik (Yoghurt Dip with Cucumber & Garlic)

Rita & Ellis:

Baklava

Baklava

Baklava

The conversation seemed to quiet down once the meal was served.

The conversation seemed to quiet down once the meal was served.

Before Dinner Starts Everyone Catching Up

Before Dinner Starts Everyone Catching Up

The pond area at Eileen and Luis' house

The pond area at Eileen and Luis’ house

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