Oven Baked Potato & Courgette Fritters – Our Take On A Classic Turkish Recipe

Here's a recipe title for you: Fırında Patatesli Kabak Mücveri. That's what we're making in this post. It's a take on a classic Turkish dish and translates to 'oven baked potato and courgette fritters' recipe (or oven baked potato and zucchini fritters for our American readers). As far as we're … [Read more...]

A Not Turkish Recipe – Ratatouille

I know ratatouille isn't a Turkish recipe - but as part of trying to eat healthily for our fast approaching run, we had it for tea a few nights ago. And of course, we made it with Turkish ingredients so it's kind of Turkish. I've never particularly liked ratatouille - what's so interesting about … [Read more...]

Courgette Soup With Potato – Turkish Patatesli Kabak Çorbası

Turkish cuisine has lots of well known soups, many of which you will see when you eat in lokantas and other traditional Turkish restaurants. This courgette soup recipe isn't one of those oft seen ones, but it's delicious all the same. Warming and comforting in winter and, omit a couple of the more … [Read more...]

Turkish Food – Another Mücver Recipe

Mücver (courgette / zucchini fritters) is absolutely gorgeous and the recipe is something I've been playing about with since we moved into this house. It's still not how we want it but it's getting there. The quantities are something you just have to play with so that you can get your mücver exactly … [Read more...]

Seasonal Food in Turkey – Them Round Courgettes!

At the moment, there are loads of these almost spherical courgettes on Fethiye market and we absolutely love them. We're not sure if there any traditional Turkish dishes that use this type of courgette in particular but we've certainly never seen any - and the last time we went to the market with … [Read more...]

Seasonal Food in Turkey – Çiriş And Courgette Flowers

Two photos today for the seasonal food that's on the markets around Fethiye at the moment. Spring is always going to mean an abundance of different fruit and vegetables - and there really is an abundance right now - so we're trying to keep up with it all. Seasonal Food In Turkey - What is … [Read more...]