31 01, 2010

Kadayıf, Antakya

2016-01-07T03:42:15+00:00 January 31st, 2010|Categories: Daily Food Photo, Gastronomic Traditions, Sweets & Dessert, Turkish Cuisine|4 Comments

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 […]

30 01, 2010

A Butcher’s Window in Istanbul's Fatih

2016-01-07T03:42:15+00:00 January 30th, 2010|Categories: Daily Food Photo, Meat, Turkish Cuisine|1 Comment

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.

29 01, 2010

Canteen, Great British Food in London

2016-01-07T03:42:16+00:00 January 29th, 2010|Categories: Food & Wine, London, Meat, Restaurants|2 Comments

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 […]

28 01, 2010

Kelle Şekeri

2016-01-07T03:42:16+00:00 January 28th, 2010|Categories: Daily Food Photo, New York City, Sweets & Dessert, Turkish Cuisine|0 Comments

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 […]

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