The simplicity of fresh ingredients makes this Fish Baked in Tomato Sauce a weeknight favorite in my house.
This approachable dish made with easy to find ingredients actually comes from a Turkish cafe in the Black Sea Region. It is just one of many unique recipes found in food and travel journalist Robyn Eckhardt’s latest cookbook, Istanbul and Beyond: Exploring Turkey’s Diverse Cuisines. But before you think this is another book calling for exotic ingredients, take note – most of the recipes use common ingredients in an unexpected way, and each is designed for the home cook.
Not only that, but this book of more than 125 recipes, well-seasoned stories, and engaging photographs, Istanbul and Beyond takes readers on a mesmerizing culinary journey across Turkey’s vast regions.
If there is one thing I really appreciate is a fellow traveler and culinary explorer.
I was thrilled to meet Robyn and her photographer husband David Hagerman. Continue reading