Whether you're hosting a backyard BBQ, attending a potluck, or simply enjoying a family gathering, one thing's for sure: the food spread needs to be as festive as the occasion!

Melitzanosalata is a delicious Greek appetizer made with fire-roasted eggplants, lemon juice, garlic, and extra virgin olive oil. Perfect dish to serve with the BBQ.

Orzo Pasta Salad is a great side dish for last-minute parties, small gatherings, or BBQs and the leftovers are perfect for picnics and packed lunches.

Gavurdagi Salatasi (Tomato Walnut Salad) is full of different textures and flavors and goes perfectly with all sorts of seafood or grilled meat dishes.

With just a few simple ingredients making sourdough flatbread couldn't be easier. Use them to make kabob wraps, or use them for your mezes and dips.

Adana Kebab is a delicious kebab mounted on a skewer and then grilled over charcoal. The best way to enjoy them is on flatbread, or with variety of salads and mezes.

These extremely delicious and juicy lamb kofta kebabs are traditionally cooked over charcoal but you can cook them on a gas BBQ, on the stove, or even in the oven grill.

Turkish Rice Pilaf with orzo is the perfect accompaniment to grilled meat and salads, a delicious side dish with a twist to your BBQ spread.

This Carrot cake is incredibly moist and delicious, with warm and comforting spices, and topped off with a velvety cream cheese frosting.

Delicious and refreshing Tart aux Fraises - French Strawberry Tart is the perfect dessert to celebrate the summer with your loved ones.

Click on 👇 "learn more" for this delicious Baklava Cheesecake recipe and more party food ideas to entertain your guests this summer.