Smashed Eggs with Bullhorn Peppers and Tomato

Menemen

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Anatolia

By David Dale and Somer Sivrioglu

Published 2015

  • About

Menemen is a famous breakfast dish in Turkey—the nearest thing we do to scrambled eggs—but nobody can agree on the perfect version. It varies from village to village and from house to house—even in the Aegean town called Menemen, which is not necessarily its place of origin. There is constant debate among chefs and domestic cooks on whether to use butter or oil, whether to include onions or garlic, whether to include peppers or tomatoes, and whether to leave the eggs whole for the eater