Exposing the wonderfully weird imperfections that make Istanbul great.
Mustang Dir. Deniz Gamze Ergüven 2015 Mustang came out in 2015 and reached audiences worldwide. It won several awards (2015 Cannes Film Festival: Europa Cinemas Label Award; 2015 Lux Prize; Best Feature Movie at Polish Filmmakers’ Association Award) and nominated for so many more. The film follows five orphaned sisters living in one of Turkey’s … Continue reading Food in Film: Mustang
Food is culture, Massimo Montanari. Translated by Albert Sonnenfeld. New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2006. xii + 149 pp. ISBN 0-231-13790-7, $22.50 (hardcover). To understand food in its entirety is to understand a little bit more about the human condition. Some will go even further; to understand food is to understand the human condition in … Continue reading Food in books: Food is Culture
After 15 years of hunting, smelling, and tasting Turkey’s lesser known cheeses, the duo behind Istanbul cheese boutique Antre Gourmet want to share them with you.