Our Ode To Gözleme – A Darling Of Turkish Food

Let's consider the humble gözleme. Why? Well, have you ever met anyone who isn't instantly grateful for its entrance into their life? We love the stuff and lots of others agree with us! Turkish food is oft ranked by experts as one of the world's top three cuisines - no arguments from these … [Read more...]

Şehzade Cağ Kebabı – Happy Memories Of The East In Istanbul

Food that's memorable for all the right reasons; it's a matter of opinion, of personal experience. For us, our happiest foodie moments in Turkey are ones where the dish is simple, full of flavour, a texture that marries with the food we're eating...and it's often a dish that gives you a happy glow, … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

Kuru Fasulye – Süleymaniye Is Where It’s At

Istanbul and food and Istanbul and food and... Yeah, as well as the ridiculous array of sightseeing to be done in Istanbul, food is also what makes visits to the city so memorable for us. It's not that we can't get some of these foods in Fethiye, it's just, well, the setting and the history and the … [Read more...]

Ortaköy Kumpir – A Party In A Baked Potato

In this post, we want to talk about a Turkish street food favourite: Ortaköy Kumpir. Kumpir is available in many of Turkey's towns and cities but there is one little neighbourhood that is oh-so-famous for this slightly peculiar member of the Turkish street food family. First of all, let us set … [Read more...]

Çiğ Köfte – With Meat Or Without Meat?

We're sure he won't mind us telling you this - well, we're telling you anyway, aren't we - but our lovely friend Anıl, Mr Tech Expert, foXnoMad, has a bit of a penchant for (or addiction to) çiğ köfte. He loves the stuff. In March-April of this year, he came to stay with us in Fethiye for a few … [Read more...]

Galata Street Food – Follow Your Nose For Kokoreç

Istanbul is as much about eating as it is about wandering and sightseeing. Well, at least it is for us, anyway, and, as we're writing this post from the city right now, we've already had the discussion of what we're going to eat for lunch when we go out later on. We're staying in the Galata area of … [Read more...]

2014 – Eating Fethiye And Some Other Highlights, Too

We're well into December now so we think it's about time we looked back at what 2014 brought for us. We like these posts because we have to go back through the archives and look at the blog posts we've done throughout the year - they throw up lots of, "Oh yeaahh, awww forgot about that, that was … [Read more...]

Fethiye – Winter – Street Food – Istanbul – A Stream Of Thought

December on the blog has been really interesting for us. December is the month where we - and just about every other blog / publication / tv or music show out there - look back on the year that's passed and then write various posts about it. And we will be doing that...It's just that we've kind of … [Read more...]

Karaağaç Black Tree Farm & Cottages – Spit Roasted Lamb For Dinner

(The following post is a fun, tongue-in-cheek affair and we had a great day out, thanks to being driven up there by Mr Osman. Oh yeah, and we did check with him first before we published photos of him on our blog. Oh yeah, and we're sure he must have done a stint turning the lamb... at some … [Read more...]