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    Tahin Helvasi: Halva for professionals

    Dear members, I am dying to make helwa (i think it is Tahin Helvasi in turkish) at home. Turkish helwa is known to be the best in the world, So i thought one of you might help me. I want to make Helwa, just like the one you can buy: hard and crispy. The usual recopes i find instruct to mix...
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    Turkish Halva - the "cure-all"

    The food that represents Turkish culture and traditions best is "halva". It is a part of religious holidays, deaths, births, engagements and marriages. The most classic flavour is made with tahini. Halva is thought to have come from the Balkans and the eastern Mediterranean. It predates the...
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    Sweet Carrot Halva

    Seeing as there are lots of Pistachio's in Turkey..try this recipe.. Ingredients 1&1/2 lbs Grated carrots 750mls (3/4 pint) milk Cinnamon stick or piece of Cassia bark(optional) 4 tbsp vegetable ghee or oil 1/4 cup of sugar 1/4 cup unsalted Pistachio's (chopped) 1/2 cup blanched Almonds (flaked...
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