Vegan Meze Series 7: Green Beans in Oil / Zeytinyağlı Taze Fasülye

This meze is addictive and it causes bloating. But who cares, it is simple, quick yet very impressive. If you are having a friends’ gathering, prepare this meze and satisfy your guests effortlessly. It compliments raki, ouzo or arak really well, highly recommended! What I like about this recipe: VeganBudget friendlyFastEasyReminds me home:) Bağışıklık yaratan…… Continue reading Vegan Meze Series 7: Green Beans in Oil / Zeytinyağlı Taze Fasülye

Vegan Meze Series 4: Sautéed Mushrooms / Mantar Sote

I think by now you understood how much I love mezes and light suppers. This is one of my favorites as it is anti-corona – thanks to the garlic and onions in the recipe- and it is also high in plant-based proteins. Mushrooms are great support for immune system and also rich in selenium and…… Continue reading Vegan Meze Series 4: Sautéed Mushrooms / Mantar Sote

Vegan Meze Series 3: Potato Salad&Roasted Eggplant / Patates Salatası ve Közlenmiş Patlıcan

If you ever visit Izmir, Turkey, you will see that we mostly eat light but we drink heavy:) Mezes, salads and vegetables are essential for lunch and/or dinner. We are geographically very close to Greek Islands and Izmir aka. Smyrna was a Greek City until 1922. I believe this had a big impact on the…… Continue reading Vegan Meze Series 3: Potato Salad&Roasted Eggplant / Patates Salatası ve Közlenmiş Patlıcan