Menemen with Tulum Cheese by SERTAÇ DIRIK – Crane Cookware

Thu, Could 27, 21

A Turkish breakfast staple; tomatoes, peppers and onions scrambled with eggs, that are then topped with bitter Tulum cheese. 

“After spending a pair years working in Copenhagen, I returned to my household restaurant Mangal 2 in Dalston to assist renovate and alter our idea with my brother Ferhat Dirik. We proceeded to serve Turkish meals by means of the lens of London in July 2020 and fortunately it has been obtained with anticipation and pleasure. Listed here are a number of dishes it’s possible you’ll discover inside a typical Turkish house setting; heat, comforting and comparatively straightforward to arrange. I hope you take pleasure in them.” Sertac Dirik,

  • 1 Lengthy Crimson Antep Pepper (Or 2 Crimson Bell Peppers)
  • 1 Turkish Inexperienced Sivri Pepper (Or and delicate inexperienced Chili)
  • 1/2 Brown Onion
  • 1 Tomato (Peeled)
  • 1/2 Bunch Parsley
  • 100g Tulum Cheese (if you cannot discover Tulum, common Feta can be effective)
  • 4 Eggs 
  • Salt
  • Aleppo Pepper (or chili flakes)


Begin by making ready your greens. Slice your Peppers in half and deseed, then proceed to brunoise or finely chop. Do the identical together with your Onion and put aside collectively.

Take as a lot parsley as you’ll be able to off the stem and proceed to finely mince and put aside for later to garnish.

Roughly chop your peeled tomatoes and put aside.

Lastly crack your egg right into a bowl and beat them till combined.

Start with oiling your pan effectively with additional virgin olive oil, begin to sweat down your onion and peppers collectively. As soon as delicate, add your tomatoes and season with salt and permit it to cook dinner down for round 2/3 minutes, crushing it down together with your spoon and mixing it incessantly.

As soon as your combination is starting to bubble and you have cooked off your tomatoes, slowly incorporate your egg, mixing effectively. You may need to maintain mixing sometimes till your egg has cooked absolutely, and your combination is of a delicate consistency.

To complete, garnish your eggs with tulum cheese, parsley, olive oil and aleppo pepper.

Greatest served with heat pide, or a sourdough for breakfast.


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