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Enticing, exquisite, delectable figs – Fethiye Times

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Did you know that Turkey is the number one producer of fresh and dried figs (incir) in the world? It’s no surprise that they are a staple in the Turkish diet. During the summer they are enjoyed fresh from the tree, sometimes literally, and throughout the winter months, dried. For ... more

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Ozlem’s Turkish Table hands-on classes at Guru’s Place Cookery School, Kalkan – Friday, October 16th 2020

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Ozlem Warren, International cookery teacher and the author of Ozlem’s Turkish Table cookery book, is delighted to be visiting Guru’s Place Cookery School in Kalkan, on Friday, October 16th, at 9.45am – 2pm, to co-teach hands-on cookery classes, with owner Huseyin Kayır. We will cook together delicious Turkish recipes from Ozlem’s Turkish Table cookery book after ... more

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Turkish style lunch and Ozlem’s cookery demo, talk and book signing at Yakamoz Hotel, Ovacık – Thursday October 15th 2020

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Please join us for a scrumptious Turkish style lunch at the Yakamoz Hotel, Ovacık where Ozlem Warren will give a talk on Turkish cuisine and demonstrate how to make potato and bulgur patties with pomegranate molasses. She will sign her cookery book, Ozlem’s Turkish Table, if anyone would like to buy ... more

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Hands-on Turkish Cookery Class with Ozlem Warren at Yakamoz Hotel, Ovacık – Wednesday, October 14th 2020

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Please join us for a scrumptious hands on Turkish cookery class (including how to make home made baklava)  where you will be cooking a Turkish feast together with together with Ozlem. We will cook the below menu from Ozlem’s Turkish Table cookery book together and then sit down and enjoy ... more

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Jujubes – natural, exotic and loaded with health benefits

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If you visit the fruit and vegetable markets during September and October you’ll be sure to see mounds of a small red fruit that look like dates. Photograph courtesy of Nichola Chapman They’re not dates, so what are they? What are they? They’re jujubes, – small sweet, fruits that look ... more

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Turkey’s colourful food – with colourful names

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Turks love food. They write love songs, ballads and poems about it. Turkish cuisine produces a great variety of mouthwatering dishes, mostly of Ottoman heritage. In fact, Turkish food is some of the tastiest in the Mediterranean.  Turks have fun with food too! Some of the names of the dishes ... more

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Pumpkins – from Jack-o-Lanterns to delicious desserts

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It’s autumn and pumpkins are ripe and plentiful, just in time for Halloween. History of the Jack-o-Lantern Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular at Roger Williams Park Zoo, Providence. Photo credit: Boston.com People have been making jack-o-lanterns at Halloween for centuries. The practice originated from an Irish myth about a man nicknamed “Stingy Jack.” ... more

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Taş Mekan – tapas, wine, friendship and happiness

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Housed in an attractive single storey stone building, Taş Mekan with its high wooden beamed ceilings, blazing wood fire for winter and the delightful shaded courtyard, provides a charming setting for dining out at any time of year. Recently refurbished, new owner Murat Karataş has created a welcoming space to ... more

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Turkish Bananas: where size isn’t everything

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One of the wonderful things about living in Turkey is the continuous supply of fresh, flavoursome fruit and vegetables and at this time of year, the markets are full of Turkish bananas or muz. Piles of Anamur bananas at the Sunday market in Çalış Sweet and delicate Turkish bananas are smaller ... more

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Festive fare with a Turkish twist

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Christmas is only two weeks away and, whilst this Christmas is going to be a very different affair this year, one this is sure, we’ll all be enjoying Christmas eats. When you’re deciding what’s going to be on your menu this year, why not throw some alternatives into the mix. ... more

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