Monthly Archives: September 2012

My Mother in Laws Kuşbaşı, Turkish meat saute

This is a dish my Mother in Law makes when we visit, kuşbaşı means small chunks a bit…

Turkish Pilav – How to Cook Turkish Rice

When I first started cooking Turkish rice I just could not get it right.  It took me…

Being a Mum in Turkey | Parenting in Turkey

Ever wondered what it’s like being a Mum in Turkey, here is my experience so far….. Over…

Haydari – Garlic Dill and Yoghurt Dip

This is one of my Husband’s favourites.  Haydari is a creamy yoghurt dip with crushed garlic and…

Turkish Red Lentil Soup | Kırmızı Mercimek Çorbası

One of my favourite soups here in Turkey is Red Lentil Soup.  Of course it\’s not the…

The New Education System in Turkey 4+4+4

The New School Term in Turkey started this week and with the new term starts a new…

Mucveri – Courgette Patties

Mucveri – Courgette Patties Ingredients for Mucveri – Courgette Patties: Courgettes – 3 Large 1 Onion Chopped…

Chilli Tomato Meze

Chilli Tomato Meze.  Nice with bread and as a dip.  I like to serve it with doritos…

Sigara Borek

Sigara Borek, or Cigar Pastries.  I love these at breakfast or as a finger food at family…

Fruit – Meyve, Turkish into English Translation

  Fruit – Meyve, Turkish into English Translation [half] Apple Apricot Banana Cherry Cherry (sour) Figs Grapefruit…