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 […]

Mucver – Zucchini fritters

Mucver is like a fritter or a vegetable pancake that features all the fresh herbs of summer.

It is one of the Turkish favorites and served as a hot appetizer.


5-6 small firm zucchinis, grate 3 eggs 1/3 cup chopped flat leaf parsley 1/3 cup chopped fresh dill 2-3 tbsp or 1/4 cup chopped […]

Vegetable stuffed artichokes


This is such a fancy looking dish, yet so easy to cook. ingredients 1 pack frozen peeled artichokes 2 carrots 1 potato 1 onion 1/2 cup green peas 1/2 cup broad beans 1/2 bunch dill 1/2 cup olive oil 1 tsp salt 1 1/2 cups water 1/2 tsp sugar


1. Dice the carrots and […]