Baked White Beans with Spice-Cured Beef

Pastirmali Kuru Fasulye

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By David Dale and Somer Sivrioglu

Published 2015

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The beans in this recipe are native to South America and didn’t reach Anatolia until the eighteenth century. But they quickly became a staple food.

Stewed white beans in tomato sauce is the cheapest and most popular snack in lokantas throughout Turkey, and generally served with rice and pickles.

Back in 1960, a political columnist named Çetin Altan kept having his columns banned or heavily censored by the government. In exasperation, he finally began