Broccoli Frittata Recipe – Fantastically Simple But Oh So Tasty!

Most of the recipes on this blog are Turkish recipes. You know, what with us living in Turkey and everything. We do, occasionally, however, cook dishes of the non-Turkish variety. And more often than not, these dishes will not make it onto these online pages. But there are always exceptions. This … [Read more...]

Spinach And Eggs Recipe – Breakfast, Lunch Or Dinner

Eggs and spinach for breakfast, anyone? Or lunch or dinner, for that matter. If you've never tried this spinach and eggs recipe, we're sure you're going to be converts once you do make it. We go through spells where it's on our menu more than once a week. And that's no bad thing because this dish is … [Read more...]

Feb-March In Fethiye – When Winter Becomes Spring And Other News

It always feels strange doing our monthly round up of life in Fethiye when it's not the end of the month (we've done a few of these in the past and will no doubt continue to do so). But then life doesn't work in neat 4 week blocks, does it? Any end of February round up will always prove difficult … [Read more...]

Turkish Green Lentil Soup Recipe – The Proof Of The Pudding Is In The Eating

Bastions of Turkish cuisine: Both soup (çorba) and legumes most certainly sit comfortably with that description. And in this green lentil soup recipe, we bring the two together to make a hearty Turkish meal. Way back when, we did a post on the main types of çorba (soup) you see in the eateries of … [Read more...]

Why We Love A Lunch At Gül Pension & Restaurant, Faralya

It's the Turkey of days gone by at Gül Pension and Restaurant in Faralya. No airs and graces, here. A bit like Bülent'in Yeri in Kayaköy. Whilst exclusive boutique hotels and luxury villas have certainly found their way to the steep, terraced mountainsides of Faralya, village life also continues to … [Read more...]

January 2019 In Fethiye – Let’s Talk Weather

Well, here we are. Our first Fethiye news update of 2019. And we've got to say, the first month of 2019 has been pretty much dominated by the weather. A few other things have happened, too, during rain gaps. And being at home a lot means we've had ample time to cook lots of lovely foods, as … [Read more...]

Meri Bar, Çalış – You Can Now Eat As Well As Drink And Be Merry

There are seafront bars and restaurants all along the beach in Çalış. A famous sunset to marvel over as you drink and dine. So, really, when Meri Bar appeared on the scene all those years ago, people would've been forgiven for looking aghast and thinking, "Well, that'll never work!" Situated on a … [Read more...]

2018 In Turkey – That Was The Year That Was

What's the end of a year without a little bit of reminiscing, eh? A look back at what has passed. And 2018 has been a packed 365 days for us. As always, that is reflected through the blog - life in Fethiye, life in the kitchen (and various eateries, of course) and a healthy sprinkling of travels, … [Read more...]

Things To Do In Eğirdir & Around – Time To Explore

Things to do in Eğirdir and around? Wow, where to start... A road trip to explore some of Turkey's Anatolian Lake District in the Burdur and Isparta Provinces was the destination for our last little jaunt. Eğirdir had been on our radar since moving to Turkey 15 years ago, and, aside from … [Read more...]

Göl Pension – Comfort And Views Across Lake Eğirdir

A late summer road trip around parts of Turkey's Lake District. First stop, for a photographic driving break, was other-worldly Salda Gölü. Then it was time to move on to our base for the next few days, Eğirdir. Barry had done the accommodation research and we plumped for Göl Pension on the town's … [Read more...]