Category Archive: Seasonal food

Orzo vegetable soup

It’s seriously cold now in Istanbul, so I’m all about the warming soups these days. Not only have a got another recipe for a ginger pumpkin soup up my sleeve (I know, what… Continue reading

Roasted red pepper and tomato soup with tortellini

Autumn is upon us. As the mornings grow crisper, and the trees that line Kuzguncuk’s main street become gilded, I’m revelling in the change of seasons. It may still be 20˚C and gloriously… Continue reading

One pot pasta ‘n’ sauce

I did something crazy the other night. I put spaghetti, vegetables, herbs and oil in a pan. I turned on the heat, and I cooked them up. All together. In one pan. As… Continue reading

Blackberry and apple crumble

I felt autumn today. It was the first time this year I’ve felt that chill, dampness in the air that signals the changing seasons. Even though it’s a bit depressing – I’m not… Continue reading