Bumbar Dolmasi

Liver Sausage

Preparation info

  • To Serve

    6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Nevin Halici's Turkish Cookbook

By Nevin Halici

Published 1989

  • About

Bumbar is very popular in southeastern Anatolia. In Siirt they even hold an annual three-day Bumbar Festival. On the first Monday in February, when narcissi – the first flowers of spring – are gathered on the mountains and hilltops, it is customary to make a particular kind of bumbar known as “cokat” and to eat it with a compote of grapes and apricots. Prospective mothers-in-law send their sons’ fiancées presents, including bumbar, baklava and fruit. The future mother-in-law does this only