Manti / Mantı

I remember eating mantı (pronounced maantuh) when I was really little while on holiday visiting family in Turkey, watching as hundreds of teeny tiny parcels of yumminess were origamied into existence, kind of like the smallest ravioli you can imagine. And yes, that’s an i without a dot, one of the many vowels in the… Continue reading Manti / Mantı

Tabbouleh

You can fling pretty much anything into tabbouleh – so long as you have some herbs, seasoning, and dressing in there it’ll taste great. This recipe is from the Waitrose Food magazine and is super colourful and contains two things I particularly love, figs and pistachios. Neither are obligatory, although the nuts do add crunch.… Continue reading Tabbouleh

Turkish salad

I know I know, it’s kind of like a Greek salad, but there are some differences (namely walnuts, sumac, dill + mint). I’d happily eat this for lunch every day with some fresh bread, or in the evening alongside some fish or chicken, a glass of rose and preferably a sunset or sea view! (Note… Continue reading Turkish salad