Generally, pumpkins are turned into a nourishing, cinnamon-flavoured winter soup or poached into a popular dessert, balkabaği tatlısı. This recipe is from the villages around Bursa that hug the lower slopes of Uludag, the ancient Mount Olympus, which is covered in snow in the winter. The soup can he topped with melted butter and kırmızı biber, or with yogurt and fried leeks.
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