All posts tagged: Feta

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Leek Feta Muffins with Green Chillies

Sometimes I wonder which country I live in. My fridge and pantry are filled with foreign food items and French wines, but when I look out of the window I see red flags hanging out on the window seals of people’s houses. And I hear the call to prayer in the evening while eating dinner – now I sleep through the morning call that strikes at 6.30 and it doesn’t bother me any more. Other things that remind me of where I am include these white mulberries, the taste of dill and huge yogurt containers, which have many uses. As I am petite and good at climbing trees, I was asked to pick mulberries. These mulberry trees are everywhere across Turkey and the sweet fruit drop on to the streets, making footpaths sticky, and sometimes they will hit your head or drop on to the screen of your iPad when you’re lounging in the shade of those trees. They are so sweet that they can be boiled down to syrup or molasses and used as …

Vegetable Delight – Carrot Spinach Feta Muffins

As you know, I’ve been managing two blogs in different languages and it’s quite time-consuming and mentally exhausting. Especially this week I’ve been working on improving my blog to make it more user-friendly while still remaining a minimalist, but I haven’t quite figured it out yet. At least, this has been quite educational keeping my brain fresh and my skills oiled. So some days I didn’t even have time to sit down for a proper meal at lunchtime, just hunching over the kitchen bench eating bits of cheese, bread, tomatoes, a few leaves and more cheese. I couldn’t even bother to put them together to make a decent sandwich, and it was then that I thought it’d be nice to have something quick and ready to eat but still nutritious and delicious; something that has everything in it. And then I saw a big amount of different cheeses in the fridge left over from the improvisational wine and cheese tasting two evenings ago. I knew that I wasn’t going to eat them on their own …