Monthly Archives: October 2014

Why do Turks use Family Words for friends?

This little article is in response to a readers question about why Turks use, Teyze, Amca, Yenge,…

A History of Borek in Turkey with recipes.

Borek for me is a dish that means Turkey more than the simit and the bread. Because…

Turkish Courgette and Cheese Tray Bake, Firin Kabak Mucveri

I first had this Turkish Courgette and Cheese Tray bake from a neighbour and since then I…

UK Visitor Visa Applications for Turkish Citizens

A hot topic on my blog right now is UK Visitors Visas for Turks to visit the…

Is it safe to travel to Turkey?

Is it safe to travel to Turkey, with the current unrest and conflict in Kobane? Well in…

Gul Borek with Feta Cheese and Parsley Filling

Gul Borek is a classic Turkish Borek,  mainly made with Cheese and Parsley but can also be…

Marrying a Turkish Muslim, should I convert to Islam?

You have met your the love of your life, he has asked you to marry him and…

Turkish Grammar Test 1

Use this Turkish Grammar Test to see how well you are learning Turkish and see what you…