Turkish peppers, tomatoes and eggs: how to cook the perfect menemen recipe

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Being good Guardian readers, I’m sure you’re all familiar with shakshuka – the north African egg dish that first conquered Israel, and then brunch menus around the world (with a little help from one Yotam Ottolenghi), but you may be less familiar with the (arguably superior) Turkish version, menemen, for which the eggs tend to be stirred into the sauce, rather than simply cooked on top. “Quick, simple and tasty,” Ghillie Basan writes in her Classic Turkish Cooking, this chunky, tomato-rich stew is something you’ll find in “bus stations, train stations and ports anywhere there is passing trade”. According to...