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Chunky Fish Soup with Vegetables/Sebzeli Balık Çorbası & How to Make Fish Stock/Balık Suyu Chunky Fish Soup with Vegetables/Sebzeli Balık Çorbası & How to Make Fish Stock/Balık Suyu By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 01/25/15 10:20 In our house we love soups especially during the colder months. Here's my latest and we think it's scrumptious! fish soup with vegetables/sebzeli balık çorbası The traditional Turkish soups lend themselves well to this time of year: lentil, Ezo Gelin and...
Mücver - But not the Traditional Courgette Fritters: These are Made with Leeks/Pirasa Mücver - But not the Traditional Courgette Fritters: These are Made with Leeks/Pirasa By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 01/19/15 22:26 I'm going to say it straight: I am not a mücver fan. But lots of people are so I feel it's appropriate to have a mücver-type recipe on my blog. leek mücver served with garlic yogurt sprinkled with red pepper flakes They look good, don't they? The typical...
Have You Ever Cooked Nuar Have You Ever Cooked Nuar By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 01/14/15 21:19 I am not an expert on meat and most certainly not on Turkish cuts of meat. They are different, you know. What I do know is that the meat here doesn't seem to taste the same here as meat back in the UK, let's say. And it can be mighty tough if you're not...
How to make Turkish Fava How to make Turkish Fava By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 01/08/15 15:38 Fava is one of those dishes that you either love or you don't. It's really that clear. Personally, I love it: there's something about the consistency, soft and melting-in-your-mouth, that I find irresistible but the family isn't that keen. the beautifully...
Chargilled Aubergines with Saffron (or Garlic Yogurt), Parsley & Pickled Chillies Chargilled Aubergines with Saffron (or Garlic Yogurt), Parsley & Pickled Chillies By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 01/02/15 16:30 Chargrilled aubergines with garlic yogurt, parsley & pickled peppers New Year's Eve saw my first foray into recipes from my new cookbook 'Persiana' by Sabrina Ghayour and once again, it was the picture that enticed me into going down to Kadıköy in quest...
Monthly Market Update: What's In and What's Not in the Turkish Pazars Monthly Market Update: What's In and What's Not in the Turkish Pazars By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 12/29/14 16:14 December 2014 - January 2015: Istanbul It's almost time to say farewell to 2014 and the weather is abysmal. Snow is predicted for the next few days - we are truly in the heart of winter! Today's usual Monday market in Selami Çeşme was somewhat subdued but...
First Impressions of My Christmas Cookbooks First Impressions of My Christmas Cookbooks By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 12/28/14 19:32 And how was your Christmas? Ours started on Christmas Eve and went from strength to strength ... My gifts had a theme and guess what it was: well, no prizes, it was cooking of course! I now have the addition of no fewer than three beautiful new cookbooks...
Celeriac - Celery Root - with Walnuts in Garlic Yogurt/Cevizli Kereviz Salatası Celeriac - Celery Root - with Walnuts in Garlic Yogurt/Cevizli Kereviz Salatası By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 12/21/14 16:38 This salad is yet another variation on the garlic yogurt theme, this time using grated celeriac instead of let's say, carrot or, in summer, chopped cucumber. grated celeriac in garlic yogurt/cevizli kereviz salatası I had forgotten all about this version...
How to Make Your Own Mincemeat for Traditional Mince Pies in Turkey How to Make Your Own Mincemeat for Traditional Mince Pies in Turkey By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 12/18/14 07:05 Here in Istanbul there used to be a group for British women called Corona. We had a lot of fun with that group over the years but sadly it folded a few years ago. I could never understand why there was always a panic as Christmas drew close to find people...
A Speciality from Antakya: Lakmi Le Varka/Ground Beef with lots of Fresh Herbs & Baked in the Oven A Speciality from Antakya: Lakmi Le Varka/Ground Beef with lots of Fresh Herbs & Baked in the Oven By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 12/11/14 09:16 The other day a friend of mine in the UK emailed me for suggestions for a good Turkish cookbook to buy as a Christmas present for her SIL. So I actually stopped and reviewed my own selection. I have a lot both in English and Turkish, but I also refer to...
Sahlep: a Wonderful Turkish Winter Beverage: December '14 Sahlep: a Wonderful Turkish Winter Beverage: December '14 By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 12/05/14 15:07 I originally wrote this post in the winter of 2011. That's quite some time ago so I thought I'd give it a little airing as it's one of my favourites. Not that it's been resting unnoticed as it's had more than 7000 pageviews in the interim. It's winter time...
Monthly Market Update: What's in and What's not in the Turkish Pazars Monthly Market Update: What's in and What's not in the Turkish Pazars By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 11/30/14 21:07 November - December 2014: Istanbul The weather has taken a long time to turn but turn it has and this cold, wet weather seems to be telling us that winter is really here. But we can't really complain: if you go along to your local market or manav, most...
Sultan's Kofte with Semolina/İrmikli Sultan Köftesi Sultan's Kofte with Semolina/İrmikli Sultan Köftesi By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 11/28/14 12:33 Köfte are almost synonymous with Turkey, wouldn't you say? Sultan Köftesi: just the thing with a light salad Think of the varieties then add all the regional specialities. Endless! For my last cooking class, there was a request for a 'different' köfte....
Mediterranean Tarts with Bulgur/Bulgurla Akdeniz Tartları Mediterranean Tarts with Bulgur/Bulgurla Akdeniz Tartları By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 11/24/14 21:05 A soon as I saw the pictures of these tarts, I knew I would love them. I then read the recipes and loved them even further. The pastry is made with the köftelik bulgur or fine-grain bulgur wheat. The amount makes enough for two tarts, one with olives, green...
Delicious Apricots stuffed with Cream/Kaymaklı Kayısı Tatlısı Delicious Apricots stuffed with Cream/Kaymaklı Kayısı Tatlısı By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 11/15/14 09:26 Apricots stuffed with cream and sprinkled with toasted flaked almonds Last week we made this typical Turkish dessert in one of my cooking classes in Kuzguncuk. Suitably sticky, deliciously sweet and syrupy with a slight crunch from the flaked almonds, I...
Very Seasonal Bonito Baked in the Oven/Takoz Palamut Very Seasonal Bonito Baked in the Oven/Takoz Palamut By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 11/10/14 18:02 If you want a true example of what seasonal means, just pay a visit to one of the large fish markets of Istanbul. Karaköy just down by the Galata Bridge is a sight to behold and so is the pedestrianized area - çarşı - in the heart of Kadıköy on the Asian...
Beetroot Leaf Sauté with Chickpeas and Potato Beetroot Leaf Sauté with Chickpeas and Potato By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 11/04/14 20:08 I'm not translating this one into Turkish because in fact, despite the Turkish-sounding ingredients, it's an Observer recipe from Nigel Slater, veteran English food writer. It comes from the Observer Food Monthly which I happened to read when I was delayed...
Monthly Market Update: What's in and What's Not in the Turkish Pazars Monthly Market Update: What's in and What's Not in the Turkish Pazars By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 10/28/14 20:22 October-November 2014: Istanbul Last week I was happily out of Istanbul on Heybeliada, one of the fabled Princes Islands in the Sea of Marmara. We were on a photo trek and the day had been chosen because it was the island's weekly market day. We were so...
Müceddere/Mercimekli Bulgur Pilavı: Bulgur Pilav with Green Lentils and Walnuts Müceddere/Mercimekli Bulgur Pilavı: Bulgur Pilav with Green Lentils and Walnuts By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 10/26/14 13:21 My love affair with all things bulgur continues despite a totally bulgur-less 9 days in England! Back in my own kitchen and getting back into my old routine helps. And I really am a big fan of this nutty grain: I like its taste and the fact it's so healthy...
Kısır/Spicy Bulgur Salad with Tomatoes and Pomegranate Molasses Kısır/Spicy Bulgur Salad with Tomatoes and Pomegranate Molasses By A Seasonal Cook in Turkey 10/22/14 21:47 I think that in the 4-year career of my blog, this is the longest gap that has ever occurred between posts. And the reason is travel. Travel is truly my favourite thing (and luckily, TT's) and I have had two fabulous trips recently: one to Paris and the...
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