Islim Kebab (Eggplant Kebab)

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6 eggplant, washed (preferably thin ones) 2-3 green banana peppers/1 green bell pepper, cut in bite sizes 3-4 medium tomatoes, sliced round 2/3 cup canola oil for frying Tooth picks

for the meatball

1/2 kg ground beef or lamb 1 egg 1 onion, chopped finely 2-3 cloves of garlic, mince 1 tsp salt […]

Stuffed Eggplant – Karniyarik


I learned this “certified Turkish” recipe from my mum: Karnıyarık which literally translates as “split belly”. It is widely made and dearly loved almost in every part of Turkey. It is absolutely fantastic eggplant dish…

There are a couple things to be careful about when you’re cooking with eggplants. Buy eggplants right before you cook […]

Chicken with Chickpeas and Raisins


Enjoy this scrumptious chicken dish which goes down well on cold winter nights…..


3 tbs olive oil 3 medium onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1,5 tsp tumeric 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp ground coriander 1.5 kg chicken pieces ( or 1 kg chicken thigh fillets, diced ) Juice of 2 lemons Grated […]