Dolma is the generic term for a Mediterranean dish that is made by stuffing vegetables or leaves with fillings. While shopping at the Ekolojik Pazar in Istanbul’s Bomonti district last weekend, I spotted these hollowed out dried veggies that are used to make dolma. They are rehydrated, stuffed with filling (usually rice or meat), and cooked slowly so the flavors blend together.

2016-02-08T13:29:32+00:00 March 26th, 2009|Categories: Istanbul, Turkish Cuisine|1 Comment

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  1. Mezes - Mezeler April 11, 2009 at 5:52 pm - Reply

    […] This is a good place to be introduced to the variety of mezes on offer throughout the city like dolma (stuffed grape leaves, or stuffed anything for that matter), patlıcan salatası (eggplant salad […]

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