Turkish Okra Recipes: Okra In Olive Oil (Zeytinyağlı Bamya)

If you've read our article about the health benefits of okra, you'll know it was those health benefits, coupled with a Turkish dish served to us by our friend's mum, that forced us to give okra recipes one last shot before the vegetable defeated us altogether. Okra in olive oil (zeytinyağlı bamya) … [Read more...]

Okra Health Benefits – July & August Is Okra Season In Turkey

In July and August in Fethiye, okra is in its prime! We love the Turkish word for okra: Bamya. It's just got a nice sound to it...but that 'nice sound' was all it had until we conquered our okra fear. Despite a plethora of okra health benefits, poor old ladies' fingers are not well loved by the … [Read more...]