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Mezgit Cafe, Fethiye – Seafood Street Food With A View

When Fethiye’s new town square (Beşkaza Meydanı) and adjoining Uğur Mumcu Park were being built, that also meant a bit of a facelift for that stretch of the harbour, too. We got benches framed with vibrant bougainvillea, a feature bridge, new paving stones – and a row of little kiosks that would serve snacks and …

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Lokum Kokoreç – Keeping Turkey’s Famous Street Food Firmly On The Map

Tempting the taste buds – that’s what Yerguzlar Caddesi is becoming an expert at. Yerguzlar Caddesi is the street in Fethiye that runs from the courthouse, past the Çalış Sunday Market. Recently, a whole new neighbourhood of shops and eateries have sprouted. So now, should your stomach be rumbling whilst you’re in the area, you …

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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 two biased …

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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 the scene for our …

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Galata Street Food – Follow Your Nose For Kokoreç

We’re staying in the Galata area of Beyoğlu again so we’re pondering a classic Turkish street food, 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 …

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Anyone For Tost? Iksirci Tezcan In Fethiye Can Sort You Out

When friends and family come to Fethiye on holiday, routine goes through the window. And that’s where places like Iksirci Tezcan take centre stage. The kitchen – and our explorations of Turkish recipes – becomes a tad neglected as we grab snacks here and there, en route to their hotels and apartments to meet up …

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Turkish Food Focus – Kokoreç At Çiftlik Market

A couple of weeks ago we decided it was time to get out the comfortable footwear and blow away the the winter cobwebs by walking to Çiftlik from Çalış Beach. And, although aimless wandering is good, we also decided to kill two birds with one stone by making our inaugural visit to Çiftlik Thursday market …

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Recreating A Street Food Favourite – Our (Tavuklu) Nohutlu Pilav Recipe

Tavuklu nohutlu pilav – There’s something special about stumbling across street food in Turkey when you’re wandering the streets and exploring somewhere new. If you’re someone who loves trying different foods, the great thing about Turkish street food is you can be pretty confident you’re going to really enjoy it. And, more often than not, …

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