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Garlic Mushrooms On Toast Recipe – Make It Seasonal, Make It Indulgent

Mushrooms on toast is one of life’s simple pleasures. And, when you can make this simple pleasure even more of a treat by adding garlic and making it seasonal, it just brings out even more appreciation of mushrooms. In November, we’re blessed with the growth of the meaty orange mushroom, çıntar (Saffron Milk Cap). And …

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Spinach & Seasonal Mushroom Risotto Recipe

Autumn; the days are shorter and cooler, there’s a dampness to the cold night air…and the beautiful Saffron Milk Cap Mushrooms sprout beneath the pine trees in the forests around Fethiye. Time to make mushroom risotto! As you are no doubt aware by now, we enjoy our Turkish seasonal produce and the different mushroom seasons …

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Saffron Milk Cap Mushroom Season – That’s November In Fethiye

These days, even at the local markets around Turkey, it’s possible to eat some fruits and vegetables year-round without having to worry about them going out of season. Yes, some months will be more bountiful than others and prices will fluctuate occasionally. But those foods are the staples of our kitchen and we always know …

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Eating Seasonally – A Recipe For Çıntar Mushrooms With Sucuk

We talk about seasonal foods in Turkey rather a lot on this blog and, while some seasonal items tend to appear on Fethiye market on a more year-round basis – they’re just in their prime at certain times of the year – there are some foods that are truly seasonal; here one minute, gone the …

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Stuffed Mushrooms Recipe – Perfect For The Barbecue

We love this time of year, here in Fethiye; we’re enjoying barbecue season – and, of course, we expect to be doing so for a good while yet. Stuffed mushrooms on the menu for this article! Wherever you may be reading this post, we hope you’ve got barbecue weather, too, because this recipe is perfect for …

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Crispy-Fried Morel Mushrooms Recipe

Have you ever tried a really expensive and rare food and then wondered what all the fuss was about? Can a food really be that good? We’re talking morel mushrooms! After this year’s Üzümlü Mushroom Festival, we were really curious about the morel mushroom; so expensive in the UK but a reasonably affordable seasonal food …

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Seasonal Food in Turkey: Morel Mushrooms (Kuzu Göbeği)

In Turkey, the morel mushroom is known as Kuzu Göbeği; Lamb’s Stomach mushroom – and we’re surmising this is because of the appearance of the mushroom. The texture and patterns on the cap resemble tripe (cow’s stomach lining) and maybe the stomach lining of a lamb is similar. Despite the presence of home made, fast flowing red …

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