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The perfect summer teatime treat: Lemon Rosemary Yogurt Cake The perfect summer teatime treat: Lemon Rosemary Yogurt Cake By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 08/28/14 16:27 Lemon rosemary yogurt cake How do you like Pinterest? (have you noticed my little P pinterest button on the right?) I for one really enjoy playing around with it if I have any spare time! One of my favourite boards is Recipes I Have to Try which is full...
Künefe: the syrup-soaked, cheese-filled 'shredded wheat' dessert Künefe: the syrup-soaked, cheese-filled 'shredded wheat' dessert By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 08/21/14 08:55 Turkish desserts are not normally my thing: on the whole they are just too calorific for me to have even the remotest desire to make them! I would say that baklava is probably the best-known Turkish or Middle Eastern dessert but when there are specialist...
Roasted White Eggplant/Beyaz Patlıcan, Sliced, Stuffed with Cheese, Tomato & Fresh Herbs Roasted White Eggplant/Beyaz Patlıcan, Sliced, Stuffed with Cheese, Tomato & Fresh Herbs By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 08/12/14 16:53 I was at the mini pazar in Ayvacık last week when I spied these: white eggplants/aubergines I don't know about you but I have never seen white eggplants before - have you? Big and bulbous, the veritable Moby Dicks of the patlıcan family! Purple I know......
Spicy Red Lentil Kofte/Mercimek Köftesi Spicy Red Lentil Kofte/Mercimek Köftesi By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 08/05/14 16:38 Whenever I am invited to a teaparty by a Turkish friend, more often than not, these little beauties are part of the spread. spicy red lentil rissoles or kofte/mercimek köftesi When I first came to Turkey, it came as a surprise to see these gracing the table...
Vegetarian Delight: Colourful Casserole of Summer Vegetables Vegetarian Delight: Colourful Casserole of Summer Vegetables By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 07/28/14 16:36 A dish of mixed vegetables in Turkey is generally known as türlü and is one of my personal favourites. vegetarian delight: colourful casserole of summer vegetables The weather outside is 30+ degrees so why would I feel like a hot casserole of veggies? Well,...
Today in Eminönü: Ramazan is over Today in Eminönü: Ramazan is over By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 07/26/14 18:10 This morning we went to Eminönü. It's the last day of fasting and this long month of Ramazan, the most sacred month of Islam, will finish tonight at sunset. I imagine those who have been fasting will give a deep sigh of relief - but who am I to say? from...
Ten Pics of Turkish Çay Ten Pics of Turkish Çay By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 07/21/14 00:27 This is what upmarket çay looks like: presented on a tray complete with paper napkin and cookie. this is at Big Chef's, Suadiye Just been going through some of my photos and realize that çay is a recurrent theme around here: anytime of day, anyplace, a...
Summer Eggplants: different version Patlıcan Salatası/Aubergine Salad Summer Eggplants: different version Patlıcan Salatası/Aubergine Salad By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 07/17/14 14:25 Aubergines or eggplants? Or shall we use the Turkish word patlıcan? Summer eggplants: different version eggplant salad/patlıcan salatası But a rose by any other name, aubergines are the true summer vegetable in this country. Remember the days when all we...
Sweet Lor Peyniri with Black Mulberries/Karadut -  Sour Cherries/Vişne will do too Sweet Lor Peyniri with Black Mulberries/Karadut - Sour Cherries/Vişne will do too By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 07/12/14 22:16 I may have made this with the last of the mulberries but do not despair, you can use sour cherries or vişne to the same effect if you find you can't get your hands on any. Here in our garden in Assos we have a huge old dut tree. Every year it produces hundreds...
Fab Turkish Cherries/Kiraz: Use Them in a White Chocolate & Cherry Loaf Fab Turkish Cherries/Kiraz: Use Them in a White Chocolate & Cherry Loaf By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 07/08/14 22:08 My favourite little kitchen tool these days is my cherry stoner - is that what it's called? Pitter? De-stoner? Anyway, it's brilliant! You never know with items like this whether they are worth it or just gimmicks. This one is fantastic and has earned its...
What to do with Purslane Using an Onion, a Tomato and a Sweet Red Pepper/ Semizotu Yemeği What to do with Purslane Using an Onion, a Tomato and a Sweet Red Pepper/ Semizotu Yemeği By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 07/03/14 20:48 Yes, summer is well and truly here in Turkey and it's not only feelin' good but lookin' good in terms of colours in the markets. this is what I made this evening using purslane with an onion, a tomato and a sweet red pepper: semizotu yemeği And it's green...
How to Make Stuffed Vine Leaves/Zeytinyağlı Yaprak Sarma in Several Easy Steps How to Make Stuffed Vine Leaves/Zeytinyağlı Yaprak Sarma in Several Easy Steps By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 06/28/14 22:57 Why am I focusing on stuffed vine leaves? Simply because summer is here at last, I am a seasonal cook, and this season features a lot of stuffed vine leaves! The best leaves come from Tokat, BTW. I always buy mine fresh from the local markets or pick them...
Rakı or Aslan Sütü: the National Drink of Turkey Rakı or Aslan Sütü: the National Drink of Turkey By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 06/22/14 18:16 Aslan sütü literally means 'lion's milk', aslan being a metaphor for a strong, courageous man so this in turn gives this phrase the meaning of 'milk for the strong'. It has, after all, a 45% alcohol content! A few months' ago or was it even last year, it...
Bread-making in a Turkish Village for a Circumcision Celebration Bread-making in a Turkish Village for a Circumcision Celebration By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 06/19/14 18:48 Yesterday was a very interesting day. It marked the beginning of the preparations for the double-circumcision celebrations of our neighbours Ali and Hanife's two sons. In case you're wondering, the older one was actually 'done' in February and the little...
Apple & Cinnamon Muffins Apple & Cinnamon Muffins By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 06/14/14 11:57 The weather is fabulous and here we are again in our village of Assos! Before I get into proper summery-type dishes (dependent on a visit to the market), I do want to post this oh-so-English teatime treat of a recipe! Apple & Cinnamon Muffins Last week...
Stuffed Artichokes with Peas & Dill: another Ottolenghi Stuffed Artichokes with Peas & Dill: another Ottolenghi By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 06/06/14 20:46 In Turkey where the fresh artichoke hearts are so beautifully cleaned and so readily available on street corners, in the local markets as well as the big supermarkets, we usually think of stuffing them with the classic Turkish filling of diced carrot, potato...
Courgettes with Walnuts in a Garlic Yogurt Sauce/Cevizli Sarımsaklı Kabak Mezesi Courgettes with Walnuts in a Garlic Yogurt Sauce/Cevizli Sarımsaklı Kabak Mezesi By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 05/31/14 22:45 This is a very Aegean meze which I have just learnt from my lovely upstairs neighbour Esma who hails from Izmir, just down the coast a bit. courgettes with walnuts in a garlic yogurt sauce I am just back from Bodrum, that beautiful Aegean town in southwest...
Photography and Blogging: a Food Photography Course Photography and Blogging: a Food Photography Course By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 05/25/14 14:13 I love my blog, I love everything about it: thinking about it, preparing for it, doing the cooking (of course!), and then ........ taking the photos. Photography has now become a passion of mine. It wasn't before: typically, I took photos only when I went...
Kohlrabi Salad/Alabaş Salatası: a springtime salad Kohlrabi Salad/Alabaş Salatası: a springtime salad By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 05/18/14 18:15 I barely knew what kohlrabi was and TT had never heard of alabaş. This is a new vegetable for us but there it is, at my local market, and I have been tempted to try it. here we have kohlrabi or alabaş on sale at the market - weird, isn't it? I think appearance-wise,...
Clementine - or Orange - & Almond Syrup Cake: from Ottolenghi! i highly recommend it Clementine - or Orange - & Almond Syrup Cake: from Ottolenghi! i highly recommend it By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 05/13/14 17:07 I was really pleased with the way this cake turned out. It was reminiscent of revani because of the syrup that's poured over the cooked cake at the end: it seems like a lot but amazingly the cake comfortably absorbs it all. orange & almond syrup cake with...
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