Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.


    CAROLJEAN64   171,121
SparkPoints
100,000 or more SparkPoints
 
 
Good Eats in the Middle East

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

While on our recent vacation, we spent five days in the home of friends in Turkey. They live in a small town on the Anatolian Plateau. Our hostess fixed wonderful meals for us with fresh fruits and vegetables from her garden. Look and enjoy.
Two views of the same meal!



Rice Pilaf, fresh tomatoes and onions, Beans with wonderful sauce.


Three salads awaiting the grilled lamb

Here's the lamb served on a bread platter


Stuffed red and green peppers, tomatoes and eggplant waiting to be served


Dolmas (stuffed food) with yogurt soup


Fruit from the imam's garden
SHARE
  Member Comments About This Blog Post:

PATRICIAANN46 10/30/2012 10:29PM

  Dr. Oz is always telling us how healthy a Mediterannean diet is and he is origionally from Turkey and should know. That meal looks like it was not only delicious but also very good for you. What a wonderful trip you must have had. emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
NASFKAB 10/22/2012 9:24PM

  lovely food thanks for sharing

Report Inappropriate Comment
GETTO140 10/4/2012 10:47AM

    Wow..that all looks WONDERFUL!

Report Inappropriate Comment
ADARKARA 10/4/2012 8:03AM

    so delicious!!!

Report Inappropriate Comment
AMOMENTSNOTICE 10/4/2012 4:08AM

    Food from the Middle East is really healthy. It's always refreshing to see real, whole food made into meals. We're so used to processed foods here in the U.S. (Think of even the typical Thanksgiving meal & what goes into that.) I used to frequent a Lebanese restaurant in another U.S. city when I used to live there. I always felt like my insides were cleaner after a meal there.

: )
Enjoy your time with friends, your vacation & your food (always)!

Report Inappropriate Comment
MRS_TOAD 9/29/2012 8:11AM

    Looks amazing! emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
IAFARMERWIFE 9/26/2012 7:27PM

    WOW! What an amazing spread. You have such unique experiences to share with us. emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
SBNORMAL 9/26/2012 7:04PM

  looks good and healthy.

Report Inappropriate Comment
LESLIEJEAN43 9/26/2012 6:31PM

    Wow! emoticon

Report Inappropriate Comment
FITBIZZZ 9/26/2012 6:23PM

    Yum!

Report Inappropriate Comment
PUNCHILOUIE 9/26/2012 5:19PM

    Yummy, it looks delicious! Like KAILYNSTAR, now I'm hungry!!!! ......

Report Inappropriate Comment
KAILYNSTAR 9/26/2012 5:04PM

    Looks really good. I'm hungry now! :)

Report Inappropriate Comment
WORKOUTWITHPAM 9/26/2012 4:27PM

    Looks DELICIOUS!!!!!

HUGS
Pam

Report Inappropriate Comment

Add Your Comment to the Blog Post


Log in to post a comment.