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5 Great Turkish Food Blogs


At a loss for what to cook tonight? Why not try your hand at some Turkish recipes found online? Here’s our top five Turkish food blogs written in English – each containing a wonderful array of delicious Turkish dishes that can be rustled up easily to impress your friends. Ozlem’s ... Read More »

Turkish Lentil Soup Recipe (A great winter warmer)


With the temperatures in Fethiye dropping below freezing last weekend, we thought we would warm you up with the perfect dish for those chilly evenings. See below our Turkish lentil soup recipe… Health Benefits of Lentils Lentils are a healthy low calorie legume and a staple in the Turkish diet. ... Read More »

5 Turkish Foods Everyone Needs To Try in Fethiye


Turkish food goes way beyond the doner kebabs you find in a chippy in the UK. Here are Oceanwide's top 5 must try's and where to find them around Fethiye... Read More »

Biber Dolmasi (Stuffed Peppers Recipe)


A Turkish stuffed peppers recipe that makes a great lunch or light meal served with salad and a dollop of natural yogurt on the side… This week a stall on Fethiye’s Tuesday market caught my eye. Around half way down the covered section was a market trader hidden behind a ... Read More »

Taze Fasulye Recipe (Fresh Beans)


A Turkish recipe dating back to the Ottoman era. A family classic and one loved by locals and most foreigners that try it. This simple recipe tastes a world away from dull boiled runner beans… it’s tasty and may well surprise you. Here’s a little info on which beans are ... Read More »

Turkish Okra and a tasty recipe for Domatesli Bamya


It was hard to decide on a suitable veggie or fruit to write about this week. Having done the weekly shop at Fethiye market – there were just too many choices! Fresh green beans, Barbunya (speckled pink beans), corn and of course tomatoes again…then I spotted the Turkish okra. Lots ... Read More »

Wheat and a Bulgur Pilav recipe from Fethiye


Now is harvest time for wheat around Fethiye. Get your pans at the ready and rustle up one of Turkey’s favourite side dishes, Bulgur Pilav. What’s even better is that the recipe has been supplied by our Consultant Emre’s mother – so aptly named Fethiye! Bulgur is a type of ... Read More »

Summer tomatoes and a recipe for Ezme Dip


Big, fat and tasty tomatoes, that’s what we’re talking this week. Forget canned convenience ones packed and picked somewhere foreign and preserved with salt and sugar. You have no excuse not to buy a kilo or so of the fresh, ripe summer tomatoes available in Fethiye markets at the moment. ... Read More »

10 of the Best Street Foods in Fethiye


Travelling in Fethiye on a budget? A bit peckish and fancy a quick snack? See our list of 10 of the best street foods in Fethiye. 1. Gozleme (Turkish Pancakes) Head to any of the Fethiye street markets; the big Tuesday central pazar, Calis market on a Sunday, Tasyaka on ... Read More »

BBQ Peaches, Cinnamon Butter and Ice Cream


Peach season is well and truly here, Fethiye market is brimming with them. This week Fethiye in Season looks at the heath benefits of peaches, a few peachy facts and, since it’s BBQ season, gives you a quick grilled peach recipe that makes the perfect simple dessert. Some peachy facts: ... Read More »

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