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                                      -TEMEL AND HIS WIFE –

Temel’s wife is pregnant and in the middle of the night she feels like eating yogurt. She wakes Temel up and asks him to fetch some yogurt and he says okey.

Temel goes to the kitchen and opens to the fridges door but there is a little yogurt in yogurt bowl in the fridge. He took some milk in the fridge and boiled it. He carefully arranged the one spoon yogurt and the boiled milk on the tray and brought it upstairs for his wife.

His wife is surprised and asks; What’s that Temel ? I wanted yogurt. You have brought milk and the yogurt but the yogurt isn’t enough for me.

Temel answers the question; First drink the milk, then eat the yogurt. It will become yogurt in your stomach.

– Note; The characters that symbolize the Black Sea people, such as Temel and his wife Fadime but they are fictional character and they are always smart and ingenious but sometimes their joke surprises everybody.

Retold by mommy cook for me.



White Horse /  50×40 / Canvas / Oil-painting / Hand-painted.                                                 Painted by Z. Coşkun.


Horse / 50×40 / Canvas / Oil-painting / Hand-painted.                    Painted by Z.Coşkun.



Cook time: 2o-25 minutes

Level: Easy

Serve:  4

Easy Chicken Fajita is perfect for busy week nights or perfect for outdoor dining in the summer and Fajitas are delicious Mexican-style wraps and also Chicken Fajitas  are a favorite for everyone. Marinated chicken breast seared quickly and combined pepper, onion, garlic, you can also use a large wok or pan. Enjoy it!

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DSC_8349 Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Level: Easy

Serve: 6

This shrimp salad with pasta is super easy to make and also delicious. This low calorie, light recipe is one of my favorite summer salads. I think it has the perfect combination of shrimp, pasta and crisp veggies. I personally like to use fresh shrimp but frozen ones are still pretty good and much faster to prepare if you are in a hurry. It definitely is a good alternative to standard pasta recipe. Enjoy :) Continue Reading