Erik Tavası Recipe – Turkish Cooking With Seasonal Fruit

Seasonal cooking - it's just the best. The best because when the food markets are abundant in a particular seasonal fruit or vegetable for just a few weeks, we get over-excited and buy far too much of it for two people. And that's when we're forced to get creative and learn new recipes. This is a … [Read more...]

A Recipe For Sour Chicken Soup – Ekşili Tavuk Çorbası

In Turkish cuisine, there are groups of dishes where a particular type of sauce or pastry might be used as the base, but then the fillings can vary. Olive oil dishes are an example of this - on the blog, we've got a recipe for okra in olive oil, or you can make green beans in olive oil and barbunya … [Read more...]

How To Make Chicken Schnitzel – It’s Loved In Turkey, Too

As the warmer summer months start to kick in and the temperatures rise, thoughts begin to turn to salads and meze dishes and main meals become a much more simple affair; some seared fish with salad, grilled or sauteed meat with a simple side salad. And this is also where Barry's chicken schnitzel … [Read more...]

Recreating A Street Food Favourite – Our (Tavuklu) Nohutlu Pilav Recipe

Nohutlu pilav - There's something special about stumbling across street food in Turkey when you're wandering the streets and exploring somewhere new. If you're someone who loves trying different foods, the great thing about Turkish street food is you can be pretty confident you're going to really … [Read more...]