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Tasty & Easy Turkish Orzo Salad Recipe – Arpa Şehriye Salatası

Turkish orzo salad (arpa şehriye salatası) has become a bit of a staple in our house of late. Its versatility – it makes a perfect side dish or main dish – is one attraction. We All Love Easy Recipes Another is that simple recipes are just the best; especially when you need something quick and …

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50 Favourite Turkish Vegetarian & Vegan Recipes

Welcome to our 50 favourite Turkish vegetarian and vegan recipes that currently feature on the blog. And, first things, first; this is a list for everybody. We’re not vegan. We’re not vegetarian. But we do love our vegetables. And it’s thanks to Turkish cuisine that we’ve incorporated so much more variety into our diets. Not …

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Best Turkish Aubergine (Eggplant) Recipes

Market day in any area of Turkey always means stalls piled high with fruits and vegetables. ‘Patlıcan‘ in Turkish; the aubergine or eggplant is one such vegetable. And Turkish aubergine recipes are hugely popular. Here we are bringing you some of the best Turkish aubergine recipes that we love to cook. There’s something for everyone. …

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Domates Soslu Patlıcan Biber Kızartma – Fried Aubergines & Peppers In Tomato Sauce

Domates soslu patlıcan biber kızartma (fried aubergine and green peppers in olive oil and tomatoes) was one of the first home-cooked Turkish recipes we tried when we moved to Fethiye. We were round at a Turkish friend’s house and his mum had made some for us. Vegetable Appreciation Along with the famous Turkish green beans …

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Şakşuka Recipe – More Aubergine Love

A huge bowl of freshly made Turkish şakşuka (shak-shoo-ka) is such a treat. This Şakşuka recipe is best eaten freshly made and cold – but it is so difficult to leave it alone and let it cool once you have combined all the perfectly matched ingredients. What Is Turkish Şakşuka? Turkish şakşuka is a popular …

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Broad Bean Salad With Orzo – The Colours Of Springtime On A Plate

It’s broad bean (bakla) season at the moment so we just had to buy a bagful of them to do a Turkish recipe for broad bean salad – iç bakla salatası. Springtime is synonymous with new growth and an abundance of produce on the local markets around Turkey. At the moment, we just feel like …

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Spicy Aubergine & Chickpea Stew Recipe – Flavours From Around The Med

Throughout the Middle East and around the Mediterranean, the combination of aubergines and chickpeas has been enjoyed for generations. One of four favourite ways to use these two ingredients together is to make one version of a spicy aubergine and chickpea stew. In Turkey, a version of the dish is called nohutlu patlıcan yemeği. In Morocco, …

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