Chickpea Salad – Turkish Summery Goodness

What are the best salads out there? Well, silly question, really. There are lots, aren't there? And it's all down to a matter of opinion. For us, though, the best salads are those that really suit our taste buds. And, if you know us, you'll know that's a salad with an abundance of strong … [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...]

Turkish Recipes: Spicy Chickpea and Aubergine Stew

It wouldn't be surprising if just about every town and city in the UK had one. I'm talking about those book clearance shops that you just can't resist entering in the hope of a little bargain. Many years ago, we were in Wigan's clearance store, no doubt looking for a cheap Christmas present for … [Read more...]

A Tasty And Simple Hummus Recipe

We're sharing our hummus recipe in this post. Hummus is a bit of a strange one. Lots of debate about where it originated (with the general 'discussion' being between various Middle Eastern countries) and us, with our not-so-immense culinary knowledge, always assumed it was Greek. Anyway, we have … [Read more...]