Avocado may not be a Turkish vegetable (or a fruit?), but I do love to use it in my cooking. I love to discover new recipes with it. One of my best experiments with avocado was this Orzo Pilaf with Avocado. You can use it in pilaf or in salads if it is not too […]
Deep Fried Calamari or squid always reminds me of wonderful vacations we had since it’s one of the most loved seafoods at pubs and restaurants in the coastal towns of Turkey. We have it as an appetizer right before dinner almost every night when we are on holiday. I don’t know how calamari is cooked […]
Well, guacamole is not a Turkish food as avocado is not originally from Turkey. Although producing avocado started in the southern part of Turkey about 30 years ago, consumption of it hasn’t become that popular yet. It is grown especially in Antalya, Mersin and Mugla, which have the right climate for this extremely healthy vegetable. […]
Have you ever thought playing with the color of hummus? Who doesn’t like the color of beetroot? That bright color easily takes our attention at markets. Its color is good not just for our eyes, but also for health. Do you remember the benefits of colorful fruits and vegetbales? You can read them here.