You haven't lived if you haven't spent an hour or so preparing ladies' fingers aka okra/ bamya ! Yes, it is a very fiddly job: whatever you do, don't buy them unless you're ready to spend the time painstakingly peeling and trimming them. half a kilo of ladi...
Living in the village as we are, going to the market in either neighbouring Ayvacık or Küçükkuyu is one of the highlights of our week! I love markets especially in summer time when the stalls are hard to resist with all the colourful fruit and veg. You hav...
Komşu! Un var'mı ? Neighbour! Do you have any flour? An early morning call over the garden wall. It was my neighbour Leyla here in our Aegean village of Assos : have you got any flour, she was asking. Then she said 'I'm making pişi for bayram . Would you ...
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Time Again for Fresh Broad Beans Cooked in Olive Oil/Zeytinyağlı Taze Bakla
You just can't help it: if it's the time, then it's the time. And the time right now is for broad beans or fava beans as they say in the US.
Broad (Fava) Beans Salad in Two Ways; in olive oil and garlic yoghurt | ...
Broad Beans (Fava Beans) with bell peppers, olive oil, dill and lemon juice - Fava Salatasi Here are two delicious ideas to enjoy br...
TRAVEL - Bookworms rejoice! Historic Istanbul dock now shop book-coffee-...
An old building in Istanbul’s historic Eminönü neighborhood has recently been turned into a book store where people can enjoy a cup of coffe
My Favorite Spice Store in Istanbul ~ My Traveling Joys
That means I'll be paying a visit to my favorite spice girl, Bilge Kadioglu, owner of Ucuzcular Baharat, No. 51 at the Mısır Çarşısı (Egypti
A winter's meal: leeks with mince/kıymalı pırasa yemeği
leeks with mince/kıymalı pırasa Meals like this are very common here and belong to the type called tencere yemeğı or tray/pan dishes where e
Istanbul Beat Blog – Nam June Paik Award goes to Cevdet Erek
Whether you're basking in the glow of the city's current artistic invasion or wondering if, even though art's not really your thing, it'd be
Living In Turkey: Inspiring Expats - Ölüdenizli Yarenler | Turkey's For ...
Here are the expat Turkish folk dancers, Ölüdenizli Yarenler, who performed at the welcome party for Tom Kelly when he arrived in Fethiye at