April 2015 in Fethiye – Where Did You Go?

Yes, another month has been and gone, and, once more, it's happened in a complete whirl. All of a sudden, May is upon us! We've purposefully delayed our Fethiye update for April because yesterday was Fethiyespor's final - and immensely crucial - match of the season. We were waiting for the … [Read more...]

Şato Piliç (Chateaux Chicken) – A Taste Of Hatay In Fethiye

Today's blog post is about adding a favourite dish to the blog that we've been meaning to add for a long time. Over the years, we've made no secret of the fact that we enjoy eating our way through the menu of Hatay cuisine at Mozaik Bahçe Restaurant in Fethiye. Most recently, we finally got round to … [Read more...]

Dürüm At Mozaik Bahçe In Fethiye – What Took Us So Long?

We know we've written about Mozaik Bahçe restaurant in Fethiye on numerous occasions - but we've felt the urge to do another post today. This is because, over the years, we've munched our way through quite a hefty proportion of the menu. I just love their chicken şiş, Barry the lamb, but we often … [Read more...]

Alternative Turkish Weddings – Celebrating The Marriage Of A Favourite Fethiye Couple

(This happy wedding blog post is written with the permission of Nichola and Doğan; the bride and groom. All photos are our own.) Nichola & Doğan's Wedding - Day One... Have you ever been to a celebrity wedding? No, neither have we - but we’re kind of claiming one now. Well, this is Fethiye. … [Read more...]

Turkish Food Focus: Tepsi Kebab

It's Friday again so it's time for another Turkish food photo. Actually, we've decided to change the name of this weekly series to Turkish Food Focus because our first two posts in this section, the Izmir gevrek simit mystery and nohutlu pilav, contained more than one photo. Future posts are likely … [Read more...]

Turkish Food: Künefe – A Sweet Acknowledgement Of Ramazan Bayramı

As we're in the second day of Ramazan Bayramı, the three-day festival following Ramazan, it seems only fitting to acknowledge this with a post about one of Turkey's most famous desserts, künefe. Künefe isn't a dessert particular to Ramazan Bayramı; it's just that we don't get to do many sweetie … [Read more...]

Fethiye Photo: Turkish Lanterns – A Kaleidoscope Of Colour

For last Friday's Fethiye photo, we were up the hill in Taşyaka, celebrating summer with a vibrant Sundial sunflower. For today's photo, we're back at sea level, in the centre of Fethiye, at one of our favourite haunts, Mozaik Bahçe. We were there on Wednesday night for a meal and have lots of … [Read more...]

Fethiye Cheap Eats: Mozaik Bahçe Meze Plate

We seem to remember a while back, we started on a little quest to hunt out Fethiye's cheap eats. Remember that? Places where we can eat out for 10 lira and under. We wrote about the dürüm kebabs at Öz Gaziantep and the Sundial Burger at the Sundial Hotel amongst others. A crazy summer season … [Read more...]

Turkish Food: Aubergine Kebab

Sometimes, with Turkish food, all is not what it seems. Self-catering vegetarians visiting Turkey will be delighted by the variety and vibrancy of the colours of seasonal fruit and vegetables on the local markets. And whether you are vegetarian are not, the meze fridges of Turkish restaurants tempt … [Read more...]

Turkish Food: Chicken Shish Kebab

Unless they're vegetarian, it's pretty difficult for food lovers to come to Turkey and leave without sampling good old tavuk şiş (chicken shish kebab). Before we ever came to Turkey, we'd followed recipes for tavuk şiş where we would take our skewer and place a chunk of onion, a slice of pepper, … [Read more...]