Skip to Content

Quick & Easy Smoked Trout & Sweet Potato Fish Cakes Recipe

What’s not to love about homemade fish cakes? They’ve always been a regular in our house, usually if we have leftover fish from another meal. Fish cakes are perfect for using up those leftovers and creating another satisfying dish. However, recently something has changed. No longer are our fish cakes merely a vessel for using …

Read More about Quick & Easy Smoked Trout & Sweet Potato Fish Cakes Recipe

Köfte Recipe & An Ode To One Of Turkey’s Favourite Foods

True bastions of Turkish cuisine: there’s a few of those. And köfte is most certainly one of them. It’s also a bastion of our own personal diet. Whether we’re grabbing a quick street food snack, making a special effort to visit a specialist köfteci, dining in a restaurant or cooking at home,.. These Turkish meatballs …

Read More about Köfte Recipe & An Ode To One Of Turkey’s Favourite Foods

Ali Nazik Kebab – Pure Indulgence On A Plate

Pure plated indulgence. That’s our description for this oh-so-tasty dish; ali nazik kebab. If you like ‘cooking light’ then look away now. A Gaziantep ali nazik kebab is spicy, rich and buttery. At the same time, the aubergine and yoghurt bed that the meat is laid on is smooth, smoky and creamy. From The City …

Read More about Ali Nazik Kebab – Pure Indulgence On A Plate

Purslane & Tomato Salad Recipe – A Tasty Bowl Of Summer Colour

In the sweltering summer heat, where would we be without the light, fresh flavours of a crisp and crunchy salad? A few days ago, on the Sunday market in Çalış, it was semizotu (purslane) that caught our eye. It was just asking to be made into a purslane and tomato salad (domatesli semizotu salatası). The …

Read More about Purslane & Tomato Salad Recipe – A Tasty Bowl Of Summer Colour

Haydari And Chilli Yoghurt – Two Meze Recipes Using A Turkish Staple

Life in Turkey doesn’t happen without yoghurt. Even as a foreigner when you first move here, if you don’t like yoghurt, it’s not like you can just pretend it doesn’t exist. Rather, you’re more likely to be spending your time trying to avoid it – and that’s going to take up quite a lot of …

Read More about Haydari And Chilli Yoghurt – Two Meze Recipes Using A Turkish Staple

Sailing And Eating (Lots) Around Fethiye’s Blue Bays

When friends are in Turkey to visit, one of the staple Fethiye days out is the boat trip. Whether it’s the Sunday boat trip to Göcek, a tour around the 12 Islands or a private Blue Bays boat trip, they’re all a perfect (and economical) way to spend a few hours on the Mediterranean. Many …

Read More about Sailing And Eating (Lots) Around Fethiye’s Blue Bays

Favourite Meze Dishes? Kısır Is There For Us

Question: When is tabbouleh not tabbouleh? Answer: When it is a Turkish dish made with slightly different ingredients and called kısır. What Is Kısır? Kısır is made from the fine bulgur wheat (cracked wheat). When we’ve written about other Turkish meze recipes, we’ve no doubt said a particular dish is a favourite – Antalya Usulü …

Read More about Favourite Meze Dishes? Kısır Is There For Us