Mother-In-Law’s Recipe for Turkish Kofte

Posted on October 30, 2012 by Joanna

There was a time when I was married to a lovely Turkish man and that meant summers in Turkey. His mother was as obsessed about kitchen arts as I am. As such, I learned how to make a great many wonderful Turkish meals while in their open air kitchen on the Aegean Sea. And among my favorites is her recipe for Kofte – grilled lamb or beef kabobs. This recipe is something between comfort food and the exotic ethnic food that if prepared for friends, never fails to impress.


About Joanna Hutchins

Joanna Hutchins is a culinary travel blogger based in Shanghai, China.. In 2009, Joanna founded Accidental Epicurean, a culinary travel blog focused on Asia. Joanna is also a contributor to CNNGo, Look East magazine, SE Asia Globe and Two magazine.

What Others Are Saying

  1. Sharon October 30, 2012 at 11:21 am

    That looks like a lovely meal. Am gonna have to try this soon. Thanks !

  2. Fatima Sham Mahimwala November 1, 2012 at 6:29 pm

    Looks fantastic! I just had a quick question – the grated onion goes in with all the liquid or do you take out the onion juice and put in only the grated onion in.

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