How To Make Çılbır – Turkish Poached Eggs On A Bed Of Garlic Yoghurt

Are you looking for a tasty recipe for poached eggs? There are lots of wonderfully creative ways in which Turkish cuisine uses eggs. Obviously, if you're having a full Turkish breakfast, they make an appearance on the table in some form or other. Turkish Poached Eggs - Çılbır For this recipe, … [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 … [Read more...]

Menemen – A Recipe For Turkish Scrambled Eggs With Tomatoes & Vegetables

Traditional Turkish menemen; the first time we came to Fethiye on holiday, a local guy we'd met described one of his favourite Turkish breakfast recipes to us. Cue the dreamy face that comes over most Turkish people (usually males) as they list the ingredients of meals cooked by their mum! Because, … [Read more...]

Sucuk And Eggs Recipe – A Dream Turkish Combination

What you are about to read is very probably the most simple recipe on our whole blog. However, let that not take away anything from this recipe because it is also one of the most tasty satisfying breakfast, brunch - any time of day, for that matter - recipes out there! We're going to make sucuklu … [Read more...]

Puff Pastry Strawberry Tart Recipe – Success From Failure

Don't you just love it when a plan comes together? Well, actually, this is the story of a plan that didn't come together. But then, from that, a lovely little accidental strawberry delight was created. This is how we came to produce our little Turkish breakfast sweet treat, puff pastry strawberry … [Read more...]

Egg Muffin Recipe – A La Turka-Style

A couple of Christmases ago, we decided we'd have a go at making our own mince pies, which involved purchasing a non-stick muffin tray. The pies worked out well...and, since then, the muffin tray had sat on top of the kitchen cupboards looking a bit lonely and sorry for itself. Well, we never really … [Read more...]

Eggy Bread – Perfect Brunch Comfort Food

We've no doubt all had those situations where we've not been able to go food shopping for whatever reason and as a result, there aren't a lot of ingredients in the house to inspire any sort of extravagant brunch. This usually happens to us when we've got friends over to visit and days are spent … [Read more...]

Turkish Recipes: Çintar Mushrooms On Toast

While it sometimes gives us a bit of a shock reminder that another year has passed, the cycle of nature also has a certain reassuring quality, especially when it comes to seasonal food in Turkey. Bar freaks of weather, our favourite seasonal produce appears and disappears from the local markets … [Read more...]

A Simple But Oh-So-Satisfying Celebration Of Nectarine Season

We're eating seasonally again for this article, and, as the hot summer temperatures really begin to kick in and sap our energy, this simple but tasty nectarine recipe is just what is needed. We've followed the summer fruits through the season, starting with the delicate loquats back in early May. … [Read more...]

The Turkey’s For Life Giant Mixed Tost!

Tost: You can't come to Turkey - at least the west of Turkey - and leave without sampling tost. Tost is a big, tasty toastie and the Turks do a mighty fine tost! It's not two tiny slices of bread with a delicate filling and a dainty side salad (unless you're in an eatery trying to cater for foreign … [Read more...]