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Book Review: Mezze – Small Plates To Share By Ghillie Başan

‘Mezze – Small Plates To Share,’ is a book packed with recipes by award winning, Cordon Bleu trained cookery writer, broadcaster and journalist, Ghillie Başan. The best food should always carry with it stories and happy memories of life events, travels, chance meetings, making new friends or spending quality time with old friends and family. …

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The Tale Of Kayaköy Roots Music Festival 2016

It was definitely ambitious; a 2-day music festival in Kayaköy with performances from six well known Turkish bands and musicians. Some of them internationally famous. A festival where you could buy tickets for just one day or for both days – and there was camping, too. On 13th and 14th September, the Kayaköy Roots Music …

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Turkey Street – Perking The Pansies Sequel Is Here

If you’re wondering what book to read next, let us make a suggestion for you… Yes, what seems like many many moons ago, we wrote a gushing book review of Jack Scott’s debut book, Perking The Pansies; Jack and Liam Move To Turkey. We loved it! If you’re not familiar with Jack Scott, he’s a …

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(Mis)Adventures In Muğla – Duman & Otogars

“Hi, I’m in India. Duman in Muğla in March. Any interest?” Random short messages from random places in the world sent to us by friend and fellow blogger FoXnoMad do pop up in our inbox occasionally. We follow the Duman Facebook page but this date had escaped us. Fortunately, it hadn’t escaped Anıl (aka Foxnomad). …

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Book Review: Ayşe’s Trail By Atulya K. Bingham

“Hi Barry and Julia. Apologies for the slow reply. We had a terrible forest fire in Adrasan over the weekend and I was helping friends out…” And life’s like that. The author of the book we’d been invited to review couldn’t reply to us because she was helping friends in a clean up operation after …

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Duman At The Jolly Joker Concert Hall In Antalya – Realising A Dream!

When we first moved to Fethiye ten years ago, we started to get to know of different Turkish bands and, as soon as Duman blasted into our ears one night in Deep Blue, we were hooked. Food, music, sport – a big part of our lives. And, it’s got to be said, very easy to …

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Book Review: The Sultan’s Kitchen by Özcan Ozan

Yesterday’s post was an introduction to our Turkish Food & Recipes Feature Week where we outlined what was going to be in store over the coming days. We’ve hit the kitchen to showcase three different Turkish recipes and all three of them have been chosen from the cookery book, The Sultan’s Kitchen – A Turkish …

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