Tag Archives: Turkey

New opening: Tuyo, Broadway Market, Hackney

Tuyo is a sunny, bright and airy Mediterranean restaurant with an Eastern slant. It opened in July just by the canal on Broadway Market in Hackney. We read the early reviews and excitedly booked a table, and after wandering the food stalls of Netil Market … Continue reading

Posted in Restaurants beyond E17 | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gökyüzü Chingford – Turkish restaurant

  We love Turkish food, however on a cold, dreary Monday night as we pulled the car off the roaring North Circular into a dark, pot-holed carpark, one of the Walthamstowfoodies expressed concerns that we were going to be the … Continue reading

Posted in Restaurants beyond E17 | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Teras – new Turkish BBQ restaurant on Wood Street

We have been poked and prompted to go and check out Teras restaurant on Wood Street since it opened – but it’s only been open 8 days and there is such a stir, what are they doing!? We decided to … Continue reading

Posted in Restaurants in E17 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

Fresh Turkish Simit, bread rings with sesame seeds

In Turkey simit are often sold on the street from a trolley or you see them stacked on a tray balanced on the sellers head – the ultimate takeaway! They are usually eaten for breakfast with jams and cheeses but … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Product of the week – Celeriac, used in Turkish chicken Buğu Kebabi

We always try to do a cookery class when we are on holiday so this recipe was inspired by cooking with the chef at the Three Cheers restaurant in Ovacik, near Fethiye in south west Turkey. Leave all ideas of … Continue reading

Posted in Product of the week, Recipes, Shopping in E17 | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Gozleme – fresh handmade Turkish pancakes

St James’ Street, Walthamstow is predominately Turkish.  It made me laugh to hear a local estate agent refer to this as the ‘Coppermill Village’ recently! There are a couple of restaurants, Urfa and Delight Cafe, a bakery and the International … Continue reading

Posted in Shopping in E17 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Mucver – Turkish Courgette Fritters

We’ve eaten these delicious fritters when we were in Turkey, when wanting something vegetarian, a change from kebabs. When we went to see our family in Lincolnshire at the weekend there was a greenhouse full of enormous courgettes just calling … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment