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Recipe: Walnut and Red Pepper Paste Dip, Muhammara or Cevizli Biber

This is one of my favorite mezes of all time; it is very easy to make and very, very more-ish, you just can’t stop eating it. It is one of my mother’s recipes from her historic hometown Antakya (Antioch) and whenever I make it, I feel like I am home – Ozlem Warren. Preparation time: 15 […]

Best meze dishes for your barbecue

This post contains affiliate links, so we may earn a small commission when you make a purchase through links on our site at no additional cost to you. No barbecue is complete without a selection of tempting side dish recipes… Summer is here and with it, barbecue season. If you’re planning a barbecue, why not try something different […]

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: Smoked Aubergine Puree (Baba Ghanoush)

The ultimate aubergine recipe… This delicious smoky dip is the ultimate aubergine recipe and a classic part of any meze selection. The principal ingredients are aubergines, garlic, lemon juice, tahini and olive oil. Scooped up with warm flatbread, this is perfect outdoor or picnic food. Smoked Aubergine Puree (Baba Ghanoush) Ingredients 3 large aubergines 2 […]

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 […]

Beet & Carrot Slaw with Garlicky Labneh

This sweet, tart and creamy jewel-toned slaw is filled with freshly shredded beets and carrots and tangy labneh. It can be served as a veggie starter or as part of a meze spread. Beet & Carrot Slaw with Garlicky Labneh Ingredients Serves 6 1 cup labneh or plain full-fat Greek yoghurt  1 small garlic clove, […]