Köfte, ground meat mixed with rice, onions, and herbs and glazed in egg yolk

Yesterday after a delicious plate of köfte , I prophesied that I would be featuring much more from Kantin over the next month that I am in Istanbul. That prediction has come true less than 24 hours later.


Felafel, a lightly fried patty with coarse grains of chick peas and aromatic herbs


Çitir, an impossibly thin and crunchy dough topped with chard, toasted hazelnuts, and a mild feta


Buğday çorbası, a yogurt and barley soup, seasoned with herbs