We would like to suggest a collaboration on the „Tradition” project.
Its realization is anticipated to last 7 months (12.2009.-06.2010.) and the aim is to get to know other countries’ traditions (e.g. holiday celebration, the customs of a region or a country). Feel invited to cooperate.
Uskudar Doga School Christmas Postcards
Posted by: Semra Kanra
Our students have prepared Chistmas postcards for you!
Sarma is a noun derived from the Turkish verb sarmak, which means "wrapping" or "rolling". Sarma is similar to its cousin dolma, and the two names are used interchangeably in many languages.
As the term refers to the manner of preparation ("wrap"), in Turkey the word sarma is also used for two sweet pastries that are similar to baklava, saray sarma and fıstık sarma, which are prepared by wrapping phyllo dough around a mixture of crushed nuts and syrup
Ingredients: Half a kilo of pumpkin (peeled and cut in pieces of 2cm-2 cm but not thick)
a cup of sugar
a cup of chopped valnuts
Preperation: A night before put the pumpkin in a large pot and cover it with sugar. It should wait overnight so that the juice comes out. The other day put the pot over low heat and cook it about 30-40 min. untill the pumpkin is soft. But at the last 10 minutes cook it over medium heat, so that the juice will be sticky. Serve it cold or hot. Sprinkle with...
we celebrate Christmas. It begins December 24th. We prepare Christmas Eve and
we share wafer wishes. We sing Christmas carols. Santa Claus comes and gives
children gifts. At 12am we go to the Midnight Mass.
teachers and students also prepare Christmas Eve. We decorate the class, prepare
dishes such as gingerbread and sing Christmas carols.
We celebrate it every year at the second week of December. The aim is to make students understand the importance of using local produts and eating home made food. On the first day we make a small ceramony. The students read texts about the importance of this week, about the history, they read poems, tey read saying and they present a short play. On the other days students in every class bring home made things and home made food and we eat them altogether.
The class 6/B celebrating the Week of Domestic Products.
Preperation: The turkish coffee is prepared in a special pot an it is served in special cups.
With a tea spoon of coffee in the pot (a spoon of coffee per a person), add 1-2 tea spoons of sugar (a spoon per a person) and add a cup of water ( a cup per a person). Mix them and put the pot on the oven. Cook it slowly on low heat. After a while take the foamy part of the coffee and put it in the cups. At the end it will...