mediterranean vegan

Mediterranean vegan meals meze style -a feast for your senses

The word “meze” is found in all the cuisines of the former Ottoman Empire, which Bulgaria was apart from, and comes from the Turkish word “taste, flavor, snack, relish”, borrowed from Persian مزه (mazze “taste, snack” < mazīdan “to taste”). The English word was probably borrowed from the Greek version mezés (μεζές). Meze or mezze /ˈmɛzeɪ/ is a selection of small dishes served in the Middle East and the Balkans. In Bulgaria, where I grew up to have meze meant to sit …