A Seasonal Cook in Turkey

  • 0
A Seasonal Cook in Turkey
Claudia, a seasonal cook in Turkey
Website Social:

Latest Blog Posts »

  • Macun: the Original Turkish Lollypop 2 weeks ago The 'c' in macun is pronounced like a 'j'. The 'u' isn't like in 'up' but more like the 'ou' sound in 'bouquet'.But phonemics aside, macun is a street food, pure and simple!It's a little lolly on a stick made from sugar and flavouring and traditionally sold at panayırs or outdoor fairs. It's also...
  • Monthly Market Update: What's In and What's Not in the Turkish Pazars 3 weeks ago April-May 2015: IstanbulAt last! The markets are delivering on their early promise!This is what we have been waiting for: the glorious sight of huge mounds of beautiful spring produce! Finally we can say that winter has been banished and we are officially into the new season.I often shop at this...
  • Purslane Salad with Yogurt & Almonds/Yoğurtlu Semizotu Salatası 1 month ago I was thinking along the lines of semizotu or purslane as we call it although it doesn't seem to be commonly known, as I was planning on using it in my cooking class in Kuzguncuk. This despite the fact it is really a summer salad green and in our garden in Assos, pops up of its own volition all...
  • First Signs of Turkish Spring: Çağla Badem and Yeşil Erik 1 month ago And that means the sourest tastes you can imagine!I find it almost impossible to reconcile a liking for çağla or early almonds in their fledgling fuzzy green skins and also can erik or unripe green plums, with the overwhelmingly sweet tastes of baklava, şeker pare, revani and all the other...
  • Classic Potato Börek/ Patatesli Börek 1 month ago I never thought I would make a börek filled with potato and yet I have and I will make it again as it was quite delicious!That filling of potato isn't as stodgy as it sounds, combined as it is with white cheese/beyaz peynir/feta, and freshly chopped parsley. Olive oil and no fewer than three eggs...

ExpatsBlog.com Featured Expat Blog Badge:

Copy and paste code to display the Featured Blog Badge:

Website Reviews » A Seasonal Cook in Turkey has no reviews just yet

Unfortunately, no-one has been kind enough to leave a quick positive comment on this expat blog. Be the first!

Leave some love for this blog:

Do you think this blog has what it takes to be listed at the top of Expats in Turkey Blogs?
Please note: only positive or constructive comments will be published. Unnecessary, negative comments won't be published.
  • Facebook
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • RSS feed
  • Facebook

2814 Expat Blogs By Destination

Submit your blog for inclusion!

Recently Added Blogs

Blog posts just in!

  • How to feel like Catalan (20 May)
  • Time well spent (15 May)
  • Living the Life Fandango (13 May)
  • In Some Places (12 May)
  • Ashley Wanders (11 May)
  • A Girl and Her Passport (11 May)
  • Amongst the Kiwis: An American PhD Student in New Zealand (10 May)
  • Wanderwings (08 May)
  • Brown Bear Travels (04 May)
  • The Deserters in Dubai (30 April)