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Session # 1 September 26th
Session # 2 October 10th
Session # 3 October 24th
Session # 4 November 7th
Session # 5 November 21th
Session # 6 December 5th

Recipes would be available after the classes.

Session # 1 Photos

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Garden Salad
Beef stuffed eggplants

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Session # 1 Recipes

Boat delight (Beef Stuffed Eggplants)

7 skinny eggplants
Oil (for frying)
2 lbs beef (or lamb) cubes
2 tablespoons olive oil
4-5 tomatoes
3-4 anaheim peppers
Mozzarella cheese

Cut eggplants half longitudinally without peeling the skin and deep fry in hot oil.
Put 2 tablespoons of olive oil into a pan and cook the beef cubes until the juice of the beef boils away. Add peppers, tomatoes and salt, cook until the meat gets tender.
Mash inside of the eggplants little bit and add 1 tablespoon of the cooked meat in the middle. Place all the eggplants into a tray and add beef broth or water with tomato paste and bake at 400F. Before removing from the oven sprinkle some grated mozzarella cheese.

Bulgur Pilaf

2 cups cracked wheat
Olive oil
Salt, dried mint
1 teaspoon red pepper paste
1 teaspoon tomato paste
1 medium onion

Wash and drain cracked wheat. Chop the onions and sauté with olive oil. Add red pepper and tomato paste and mix. Add the cracked wheat, salt and dried pepper and continue to stir. Add 2,5 cups of boiled water, when the rice boils lower the heat and cook until all the water runs out. Wait about 15 minutes before serving.

Garden Salad

Romaine lettuce
½ cup walnuts
Olive oil
Lemon juice

Chop lettuce, cucumbers and tomatoes. Grate carrots and sprinkle olive oil and lemon juice. Salad can be served with walnuts and feta cheese chunks.

Apricot and Raisin Compote

½ lb dried apricots
½ cup raisin
2 cups sugar
4-5 cups water

Wash dried apricots and raisins add the water and boil until fruits get soft. Add the sugar and boil few more minutes. Serve chilled.


Session # 1 @ September 26th

TAWA will have the first cooking class of this semester on September 26th, Saturday. We will enjoy cooking delicious Turkish dishes such as:

Boat Delight (Beef stuffed eggplants)
Bulghur with tomato paste
Garden Salad and

Fall 2009 Classes Started!

Turkish Cooking Class Fall 2009 will start September 26th, Saturday. Classes will be held biweekly and we will enjoy cooking delicious Turkish dishes such as :

Sarma @ 11/07/2009
Baklava @ 11/21/2009
Kisir @

Do not forget to RSVP before classes as space is limited!

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You will be able to find our biweekly recipes, pictures from past classes and news on upcoming classes here.