Turkish

Lamb Doner Kebab 1

Lamb Doner Kebab

Yup, you can make your own kebabs at home, you don’t need that stacked meat on a vertical rotisserie, in fact home versions might be even better especially when you grill your meat on a charcoal grill giving it that smoky flavour you don’t get on those Kebab shops around...

Canet Kebab (Canet de Mar, Spain) 4

Canet Kebab (Canet de Mar, Spain)

First day in Spain and we chose to get our Airbnb on the outskirts of Barcelona, specifically in Canet de Mar to avoid large crowds, parking issues plus it’s in front of the beach. After checking in just after lunch we decided to stroll outside and have a look what...

Mado Turkish Restaurant (Brisbane, Australia) 4

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...

Paasha Cafe and Mezze Bar (North Shore City, New Zealand) 1

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...

Baklava 1

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...

Tzatziki

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...

Shawarma

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...