I can’t think of a better accompaniment to feta cheese than another Mediterranean mainstay: eggplant. For this recipe, I roast eggplant and top it with sliced sheep’s milk feta cheese. The softness and earthiness of the eggplant is contrasted by the saltiness and tougher texture of the cheese. Enjoy!
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I made these last year but recently made them again and felt they deserved a repost. I used jasmine rice, but traditionally you use a white rice. I just thought the colors were pretty striking and the taste a bit different and delicious. Living in Turkey, I’ve become accustomed to dolmas on a regular basis, [...]
Green beans are so understated. They are filling, but light, and their flavor is subtle enough not to overwhelm your senses and instead invite complementary ingredients. This is a traditional Turkish mezze, and I personally always order it if I see it on the menu. Luckily, it’s easy to recreate at home.
As the fig season is coming to a near end, I’m trying to get the most of my favorite fruit while it lasts. Lately, mornings have involved a makeshift Greek yogurt concoction, with figs, walnuts, and honey. It’s a light, fiber and protein-packed way to start the day.
Hello my dear readers, Hope you’re all having a great start to the week! I wanted to direct you to Eat, Spin, Run, Repeat, where I’m subbing in for Angela today while she continues to enjoy her travels in Australia. I made stuffed grape leaves, and the result is easy, cheap, and ohmygod delicious! Please [...]
Melted cheese is awesome and all, but what about warm cheese that doesn’t quite melt, but instead bears a crunchy outside and a soft, salty, cheesy inside? Halloumi brings just that. Halloumi is originally from Cyprus and popular in Middle Eastern dishes. It has a very mild taste until grilled, when the real taste and [...]