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Improvised Kebabs with Tahini Sauce

Our freezer is full of zip-loc bags, filled with ominous, icy shapes; a salmon head here, a knobbly mass of chicken ankles and wingtips there and, buried somewhere, a mysterious grab-bag of minced meat. 791 more words


Cookbook review: Istanbul and Beyond

Istanbul and Beyond: Exploring the Diverse Cuisines of Turkey
Robin Eckhardt, with photography by David Hagerman
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $35 (352p) ISBN: 978-0-544-44431-7

“Everyday Turkish food is essentially uncomplicated, but it is never boring,” writes… 1,184 more words


Omelette with Garlic Yogurt (Cilbir)

A delicious plain omelette cooked to perfection and served on plain yogurt garnished with red pepper flakes.

Cilbir is traditionally made with poached eggs but this alternative is a welcome embrace for a simplier version. 219 more words

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Fıccın – Circassian restaurant in Istanbul, Turkey

When I was in Istanbul a few days ago, I took the opportunity to visit a Circassian restaurant that could easily be missed in a narrow street off İstiklal Caddesi. 498 more words


Food, nap, food

My huge Turkish breakfast. So delicious.

Napping on the sofa.

Gu chocolate mousse.

Skewd Kitchen - Anatolian brunch with attitude

With title of “Chef of the year” at the British kebab awards successfully defended for the second year in a row, we were super excited to take on Chef Maz’s self titled Anatolian ‘brunch with attitude’ at Skewd Kitchen, Cockfosters. 207 more words