Turkish-Cypriot Cuisine
North Cyprus  

Vegetable dishes
Menemen (Scrambled eggs with vegetables)
  Serves 4 
  • Menemen (Scrambled eggs with vegetables) 8 eggs -well beaten
  • 2 green peppers -seeded and cut into thin rings
  • 3 small or medium tomatoes -skinned and chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 30 gr (2 tablespoons) butter
  1. Melt the butter in a large pan. 
  2. Add the pepper rings and cook them a few minutes.
  3. Then add the chopped tomatoes and cook until the juice is reduced to half. 
  4. Mix in the well beaten eggs and season well with salt and freshly ground black pepper. 
  5. Cook the eggs stirring constantly. 
  6. Serve at once. 

  • Vegetarian dishes have been marked with sign
  • Albrecht, M. (1994), Turkish Cypriot and Mediterranean Cookery, Havellia Publishing, London.
  • Salaman, R., (1991), The Cooking of Greece and Turkey, Sainsbury Cookbooks, London.
  • Jemal, H., Cyprus Today, various.

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