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Cooking Class – Saturday, November 14, 2015 – Detroit

You are cordially invited to the second session of  the Turkish Cooking Classes. Come join us for the delicious food and friendly conversation! Please register by clicking here or replying to this e-mail or sending an e-mail to detroit@tashmich.org. You can find the details below:

Session 2: Traditional Turkish Dinner!

Our dinner menu is:

Oven Baked Meatballs with Potato, Cooked Bulgur (cracked wheat) Pilaf with Vermicelli, Cocoa Sultan Rolls and Yogurt.

Dinner is the most important meal of the day in Turkish culture. Although Turkish people love eating in general, dinner has a special role of being a social gathering of the family. Of course, the menu of the dinner is also rich and prepared attentively with love for the family!

Oven Baked Meatballs with Potato:

This hearty “meatball and potatoes” dish one of Turkish people’s favorite meals. Topped with a tomato  sauce, they are very savory and satisfying.

Cooked Bulgur (cracked wheat) Pilaf with Vermicelli:

Bulgur Pilaf is easy to make and low fat. It is very versatile and goes with almost everything. You will see Bulgur Pilaf used in restaurant as a side with your kebabs and served in Turkish homes along with the daily meal.

Cocoa Sultan Rolls:

Cocoa Sultan Rolls is one of the traditional desserts. It is an exquisite sweet milk full residency. If you can offer very tasty dinner guests with delicious food and a light dessert after your stomach… That is not tired at all.


Turkish yogurt is yogurt that comes from Turkey or yogurt that is made in the Turkish style. This type of yogurt is one of the most commonly eaten throughout the world. An essential part of Turkish cuisine, Turkish yogurt is served at nearly every meal. It is used as a base for soups and sauces and  is often added to the top of meats, vegetables, and wraps. Salads, such as cucumber yogurt salad, frequently feature yogurt as their base, though it is often thinned with water. Water and salt to make the popular drink, Ayran.

This is a hands-on cooking class. Ingredients and cooking materials will be provided at the event place.

Fee:          $15 /person (fee can be paid at the door on the event day)

When:      Saturday, November 14, 2015

Time:        2pm – 4pm

Where:     Balkan American Community Center

1451 E. Big Beaver Rd. Troy, MI  48083


Oven Baked Meatballs with Potato:


Cooked Bulgur (cracked wheat) Pilaf with Vermicelli:


Cocoa Sultan Rolls: