Chocolate Dates

Çıkolatali Hurma

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By David Dale and Somer Sivrioglu

Published 2015

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Purists would say this is not a very Turkish dish, since dates tend to come from Arab countries further to the south and east, and chocolate is a rare ingredient in our desserts (disappointing for a chocoholic like me). But we certainly use almonds and pistachios, so I’ve included them to appease the nationalists. Çikolatalı hurma has the great advantage of being easy to make with just a few minutes’ notice—assuming your pantry is equipped with the right balance of Turkish and Ara