Tag Archive: tomatoes

Sac kavurma

Eid ul-Adha may have been a whole month ago now, but today I wanted to share a classic Kurban Bayram dish with you because it’s too good to be reserved for the holidays… 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

Butterbean stew

I feel a bit guilty about all the meaty recipes I’ve been posting of late, so here’s a bit of very tasty recompense: butterbean stew. It’s a bit like Turkish kuru fasulye or… Continue reading

Festive Food: Boxing Day butter chicken

There were lots of things I wanted to write about over Christmas – including a lot of bloody good meals and some even better random piles of leftovers, which always make me unaccountably… Continue reading

Bengali tomato chutney

In Bangladesh, achar – or pickle – is served with almost every meal. Green mango, normal mango, carrot and garlic were just some of my favourites. Bangladeshi achar are tantalisingly sweet-sour, and usually… Continue reading

Fried aubergines and tomatoes – şakşuka

Şakşuka has been on my list of dishes to try out in the kitchen for a long time. I’ve eaten it numerous times both in Istanbul and London, where it’s been served as a… Continue reading

Chicken, bean and pepper stew

M has gone to his home town for a few days, leaving me to my own devices in the city. While he’s away I’ve decided to try out a few recipes so that… Continue reading