Category: Turkish

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Mado Turkish Restaurant (Brisbane, Australia)

If you want to eat in a certain cuisines restaurant make sure it is filled with their locals as that ensures its authenticity. This is what Mado is, a place in South Bank filled with Middle Eastern patrons, and that’s what attracted us to eat at this place. While having...

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Paasha Cafe and Mezze Bar (North Shore City, New Zealand)

I had been seeing this restaurant for quite a while, outer facade was not inviting as it looks like a normal eatery hence I never was interested in dining in until one time one of our friends served their food on a small gathering we had at their place. They...

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Baklava

Baklava is a very rich sweet pastry made out of layers nuts and filo pastry sweetened with sugar syrup and/or honey. Its main characteristic is crunchy, nutty and very sweet (one of the sweetest desserts I tried). The first time I had this was when one of our Jordanian office...

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Tzatziki

Tzatziki or tzadziki is a type of Greek and Turkish meze or appetizer usually used for souvlaki and gyros; it can also be used as a dip for breads, potato chips and pita. This dish is made out of strained yoghurt mixed with grated cucumber, garlic, salt, olive oil, mint...

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Shawarma

Shawarma is a sandwich wrap of Middle Eastern origin, usually made out of spit roast shaved meat of beef, lamb, goat, chicken and turkey mixed with tabouli salad and/or fattoush salad, tomatoes and cucumber  This is the Middle Eastern counterpart to the ever famous American Burger where its a staple...