Mexican regional cuisine

Mexico has always been a major player on the world food scene. But increasingly, top chefs are embracing and promoting the country’s richly varied regional cuisine, driving the Mexican gastronomic experience to a whole new level. One of the poster boys for the trend is Alejandro Ruiz, whose Mexico City restaurant Guzina Oaxaca drew a …

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Balkan red pepper sauce

Balkan cuisine is one of the most delicious cuisines in the world and its favorite side dish is unquestionably ajvar. Used in the Balkans in Gottscheerich, Slovenian, Albanian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian cuisine, ajvar is characterized as the signal of the winter season. As it is prepared at fall, it is also accepted …

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Pottery kebab

The pottery kebab , is the most renown dish of the Cappadocia region. The traditional pottery kebab is made using an Avanos pot. Avanos, set on the banks of the Red River is the “pottery village” of Cappadocia. Prepared using only beef, tomatoes, capsicum and onions, with the addition of a mixture of herbs, the …

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Food Addiction

Some studies demonstrate that salt, sugar and fat cause addictions, which are thought to be the main reason of growing obesity rates worldwide. It means we now have another excuse for a diet that the majority of us start one day and quit the other day. It is also reported that the addictive desire for …

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Chickpea wrap

The chickpea (Cicer arietinum) is an annual legume of the family Fabaceae, subfamily Faboideae.  The chickpea wrap, a traditional taste of the southeastern city of Gaziantep, is becoming the preferred alternative to meat wraps with its distinct flavor and affordable price. More local citizens are buying chickpea wraps in the city, which is known for its …

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We are what we eat

always had a thing for casual places in London that are organic but still delicious and make you feel at home. A new place has opened in Nişantaşı where I experienced the exact same ambience. The place, which is the fifth branch of Plus Kitchen, has a mission. The greatest failing I see in Turkish …

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