Mackerel Sandwich Recipe (Turkish balık ekmek)

The balık (fish) ekmek (bread) is a popular street food snack from Turkey. It consists of a fried or grilled mackerel fillet and assorted vegetables stuffed in a baguette. Very simple street food item, nothing fanciful. You can easily find this Turkish mackerel sandwich near the Galata Bridge (along the waterfront of Karaköy and Eminönü) […]

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Spicy Prawn and Avocado Sandwich Recipe

I made a Low Fat Portobello Mushroom Soup for lunch and thought I should also make some open sandwiches with that freshly baked rye loaf that I bought. This Spicy Prawn and Avocado Sandwich is really easy to assemble with minimal cooking required. I chose to quickly blanch the prawns in boiling water just to […]

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Making a Rich and Creamy Cheese Sauce for a Cheesesteak Sandwich Recipe

A rich and creamy cheese sauce cascading down a mountain of tender, juicy sliced beef is such a tantalising sight and that’s exactly what makes a cheesesteak sandwich look so scrumptiously mouth-watering. It’s also not difficult to make it. I have a big bag of cheddar cheese in the freezer waiting to be used up so when the […]

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