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Recipe: Lamb on Skewers (Şiş Kebap)

Next time you’re having a barbecue why not add Şiş Kebap to the menu? Şiş Kebap (Shish Kebab) 6 servings Ingredients 1 kg lean lamb 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion 2 teaspoons salt 3 tomatoes 3 peppers 1 tablespoon oregano Skewers Method Cut the meat into 2-3 cm cubes and set aside. Slice […]

Recipe: Carrots with Yoghurt (Yoğurtlu Havuç)

Summer is the time of year when thoughts turn to long lazy sunny days, barbecues and recipes for delicious side dishes to accompany the ‘main event’ Carrots make a tasty addition to any salad dish – and they’re good for you. This quick and easy meze dish goes well with grilled meats and chicken. It is also […]

Recipe: Potato Salad (Patates Salatası)

A light and delicious potato salad – Turkish style… There’s a place on the table for potatoes at any time of the year. During the summer, potato salad makes a great addition to a meze table. The Turkish version is healthy, tasty and full of Mediterranean flavours. Potato Salad (Patates Salatası) Serves 4-6 Ingredients 500g […]

Recipe: Yoghurt with Cucumber (Cacık)

A great dish for hot summer days… Cacık (‘JAH’- juck) is a refreshing dish that can be served with grilled meats or as a meze. It makes a perfect accompaniment to spicy dishes and BBQs. It can also be made with thicker yoghurt (Suzme or Greek) and used as a dip. Yoghurt with Cucumber (Cacık) Serves […]

Koca Yemiş – the mountain strawberries that grow on trees

We’re all familiar with the garden variety strawberry. Whether you like them or not, you’d recognize one if you saw it. Not so easily recognized is a rare type of strawberry that looks similar to lychee and only grows in the mountains – on a tree! The Turks name this fruit Koca Yemiş or dağ […]

Sun, wind and sea: Kite Surfing in Çalış

Çalış Beach is popular with both holidaymakers and locals alike. During the summer there is a wonderful cooling afternoon breeze that comes from the sea. This makes Çalış an ideal spot for Kite Surfing. What is Kite Surfing? Kitesurfing is a wind-powered surface watersport using a kite and a board to move across the water. It harnesses the power […]

Fethiye – the best holiday destination

Stressless, placeless, traceless – but in paradise… September is the perfect month to jet off on holiday and enjoy the last weeks of summer in the sun. There are many fabulous destinations and making a decision as to which one to choose can be quite difficult. Here at Fethiye Times, we’re happy to admit that […]