Turkish baldo rice is a plump, milled, short-grain rice grown in Turkey and Italy. The Turkish variety is particularly starchy and can absorb lots of moisture, which makes it very creamy and tender when cooked. It also keeps its shape well, so it’s a great choice for risotto, paella, and Turkish-style pulao.
Do not rinse baldo rice before cooking or you will lose some of the starch that defines its creamy cooked texture.
Turkish baldo rice is a plump, milled, short-grain rice grown in Turkey and Italy. The Turkish variety is particularly starchy and can absorb lots of moisture, which makes it very creamy and tender when cooked.
Ground Coriander is traditional in desserts and sweet pastries as well as in curries, meat, and seafood dishes with South American, Indian, Mediterranean, and African origins. Add it to stews and marinades for a Mediterranean flavor.
Essential for traditional Turkish dish "Dolma" 100% Turkish Pinenuts. Pinenut is a nut which is obtained by breaking the hard shells extracted from the cones of pine tree and has a high nutritional value. Growing from all Mediterranean countries, this tree is a large pine type which can be sized up to 20 m in an umbrella view. Cone production begins after the age of 20 years.
100% Natural Mallow is a plant that used in different foods as well as tea. Although it grows spontaneously in nature, it can be easily used as a soup, a salad form or a pot meal when cooked. It can also be consumed as an olive oil dish with different vegetables. In addition to food recipes, dried mallow can be used for healing purposes.
The dried eggplants refer to the eggplant fruit whose skin has been dried, after removing the flesh. This process takes place at the end of the season, when the flesh of the plant is scooped out, covered with coarse salt for some hours and then the remaining part are hanged to dry on string is a cool and sunless dry place. At the end of the dehydration process, the dried eggplants wrinkle and darken their color. This preservation method has a really ancient background and it is mostly applied on dark purple eggplants, which preserve their nutrients best while drying them. The same procedure is applied in some culinary cultures to peppers. For keeping the dried eggplants, tightly closed boxes and kitchen jars are used, which are placed out of direct sun and heat. The dried eggplants are mostly used in the Middle Eastern cuisine and they are the bases for the traditional and famous dolma. Dolma meal is prepared with dried eggplants and dried peppers, rice, various nuts and spices.
Mint, or 'nane' (NAH'-neh), is used fresh and dried in many salad recipes as well as with meat, poultry, and fish. It's also an important ingredient in 'Ezogelin' (ez-oh-gel-EEN') soup and popular as a garnish to sprinkle on 'MANTI' (mahn-TUH'), a classic Turkish dumpling similar to miniature ravioli.
This is an ancient bulgur of which has not been changed genetically more than 10,000 years and it is famous from Kastamonu region in Turkey. The production process for bulgur is relatively simple. The husked grains are covered with boiling water for about 20 minutes, then immediately cooled with cold water and spread out in the sun to dry. The wheat is then brought to a mill where it is ground repeatedly until the grains are cleaned and crushed.