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Keeping you up to date with news and information from Fethiye and around Turkey

Herbs and spices to add to your pantry

” Herbs and spices are the magic ingredients without which many dishes are dull and flavourless” Herbs and spices are very important in Turkish cuisine. How many times do you choose a recipe and then realise you don’t have the necessary ingredients? It’s a good idea to stock up on the most important herbs and spices, […]

Pul biber – a pepper for every palate

Intense red, dark purple or pale orange in colour; sweet or burning hot … One of the most frequently used spices in Turkey is red pepper flakes or pul biber (also known as Aleppo pepper or piment d’Alep). It is sprinkled by default on any dish and in most restaurants, you will find it next to the […]

Sumac – the versatile spice with a tangy lemon flavour

Sumac (pronounced soo-mak) is one of the most useful but least known and under-appreciated spices. What is Sumac?  Sumac comes from the berries of a decorative bush that grows wild in all Mediterranean areas and is an essential ingredient in the cooking of Lebanon, Syria, Turkey and Iran. The dark purple-red berries are sold dried or ground and have a […]

Fethiye Times News – Week Ending 29th January 2023

Welcome to our pick of last week’s news from Fethiye and around Turkey. Curated from various news sources. NEWS Clean-up after storm in Muğla Municipality teams carried out cleaning working after the storm and torrential rain on Friday.  In İçmeler, torrential rain brought muddy water pouring from the bare mountain slopes from the burnt forests to […]