What's in our
Dinner
category?

A collection of tried and trusted dinner recipes you can make over and over again.

  • Sep
  • 18
  • 2011

Local Market Muse

In an earlier post Warming Up with Mac and Cheese Charlene asked about the type of cheese we used, although I could not name the cheese for her it did make me want to explain our fantastic Sunday Market. For all food lovers and chefs this market is a dream come true. We love our…

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  • Sep
  • 09
  • 2011

Red wine Chicken

As promised here is my red wine chicken recipe, at first I was skeptical about Red wine and Chicken as I had always thought that while cooking; red wines went with red meats, white wines with white meats. However red wine creates a delicious and surprisingly simple sauce that goes very well with chicken. Red…

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  • Aug
  • 29
  • 2011

Dried beans with tomatoes… Greek or Turkish

This maybe a dangerous post as I think wars have been started for less – in the past I was told that this is a Greek dish however every restaurant in Turkey serves it and many Turks would swear on Ataturk’s grave that it is a Turkish dish. I wish I knew some more of…

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  • Jun
  • 16
  • 2011

Eating for a Living

When we first arrived in Turkey we never imagined that we would be having to eat just to put food on our table. Our search for work was unusual since we couldn’t speak Turkish and had no idea how long we were going to stay. But after a while we learnt that you can work…

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  • Mar
  • 21
  • 2011

Warming up with Mac and Cheese

Our ratio of bad to good photos is definitely improving, our photo count is no longer in the 1000’s, and we feel the over all quality of the final photos are getting much better. Although we have had a few recipes which we would never had guessed would be so hard to photograph. First here…

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