Category: Culinary Adventures Series

Pork Carnitas con Chilies

Pork Carnitas con Chilies

Pork Carnitas con Chilies Culinary Adventures, Mexico. This month we took a trip south of the border to Mexico. We wanted to celebrate Cinco de Mayo the whole month of May. Everyone loves Mexican Food and everyone has their favorite dish. Mexican food and Mexican 

Greek Pastitsio Recipes from Around the World

Greek Pastitsio Recipes from Around the World

Greek Pastitsio Recipes from Around the World Welcome to Recipes Inspired From Around the World. A series I started to become familiar with and to enjoy favorite dishes from Around the World. It gives me a chance to learn about a country and to use 

Buckwheat Zucchini Fritters with Tzatziki Sauce

Buckwheat Zucchini Fritters with Tzatziki Sauce

Buckwheat Zucchini Fritters with Tzatziki 

Recipes Inspired From Around the World, Turkey. Buckwheat Zucchini Fritters with Tzatziki Sauce is a delicious side dish that can be served alongside lamb kabobs. Don’t forget to serve buckwheat zucchini fritters with Raki. Raki is an unsweetened, anise-flavored drink, enjoyed in Turkey.
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Eat With Me Istanbul

While I was researching facts about Turkey and looking for a recipe for zucchini fritters and tzatziki sauce I “stumbled” upon this wonderful blog called Eat With Me Istanbul. Not only did I stumble onto this fantastic blog I stumbled on the super recipe for  buckwheat zucchini fritters with tzatziki sauce. Namie shares stories of exploring gastronomic inspirations by mixing East and West.

Namie

Namie also blogs about wine, her travels outside of Istanbul and her “dinner parties” where she plans a menu, cooks for friends, enjoys their company, while eating the delicious meal she prepared. What a wonderful thing. After reading more about Turkey and Turkish life, food is celebrated, very much enjoyed, lingered over and shared with family and friends. Read about Namie’s recent achievement: The Korean New Year Feast

I contacted Namie and asked her if I could use her recipe for Turkish Buckwheat Fritters. She email me back and said that I could. Thanks Namie. As Namie points out, “Life is too short to eat the same thing twice” and I definitely agree!

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