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By Jeremy Round

Published 1988

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Dishes of sautéed peppers and tomatoes scrambled together with eggs are common to many parts of southern Europe and the Mediterranean. The French-Basque version, pipérade, includes onion, but I prefer this Turkish menemen, which doesn’t.

A popular quick meal at any time of the day, it is most commonly prepared in a double-handled metal skillet, to order, in small restaurants and pastry shops all over the country. The best peppers to use are long and pale with thin, moderately hot-ta