These past days in London have been rough. The cold has been relentless and summer seems so far away. To get through it, I have been thinking back on hot days past and today my mind wandered to August 22, 2009. I was in Antakya […]
I didn’t really expect to post photos of hanging carcasses two days in a row, but sometimes things just work out that way. Yesterday the Daily Food Photo was a butcher’s window in Fatih, Istanbul. After posting it, I headed out to […]
I saw this butcher's window in Kadınlar Pazarı, the main square in Istanbul's Fatih district. This area is known for its büryan kebabı, lamb cooked in a pit in the style of Siirt, a town in southeastern Turkey.
These song thrush were skewered between slabs of pancetta, put on the rotisserie, and cooked slowly for almost two hours. To keep them from becoming dry, we brushed them with a rosemary stalk dipped in a sauce made from […]
Occasionally good, usually great, and always moderately priced, Canteen serves traditional British breakfasts, stews, and roasts in four locations throughout London. My go-to is in Spitalfields, where the eggs benedict beat out those […]
Kelle şekeri (literally, head sugar) is an irregular, compact ball of sugar you keep in your cheek to self-regulate the sweetness of your coffee or tea. Simply place a piece in between your cheek and front molars and allow your saliva and […]