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Bella’s Turkish Stuffed Mussels, Midye Dolma

Last year I took an AMAZING trip to Istanbul, Turkey, where I experienced a holiday romance. Except, this romance might just last forever. I'm blessed to have experienced the beauty of Turkish food at it's source, I'm in love and I'm never looking back. Street food is a big deal [...]

By |March 16th, 2016|

Bella’s Patates Yahni, Greek Potato Stew with Purslane

photo credit: Kitti Gould www.thebrandcanteen.com "Yahni" is a kind of vegetable stew made in Greece, Persia, Turkey and many other countries in the region. In fact, their popularity spread during the reign of the ottoman empire, from Syria all the way up to the Balkans, so there are a huge [...]

By |February 4th, 2016|

Sammy’s Turkish-ish style breakfast, as seen on Sunrise

I saw this quote today on a food blog ‘Even if you can’t travel, you can breakfast’ – Emily Vikre, Food 52  I’m obviously ridiculously jealous of my sister Bella as she is on her second – yes second! – European holiday for this year. I’m following her travels on [...]

By |November 12th, 2015|