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Appears in
The Cuisine of Life: Recipes and Stories of the New Food Entrepreneurs of Turkey

By Center for International Private Enterprise

Published 2019

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Yelda describes these one-bite, not-too-sweet treats as an ideal pairing with coffee. They are rich in tahini and hazelnuts, both heart-healthy ingredients, and thus recall a Turkish saying that drinking a cup of coffee with a friend corresponds to forty years of heart-felt memories.


  • 1 cup tahini
  • 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup (<


Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Blend the tahini, oil, and sugar until smooth. Set aside about 2 tablespoons of the tahini mixture. Brush a l