Books and Films


Food in Film: Mustang

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 in books: Food is Culture

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

Peynir Aşkına

Food in Books: Peynir Aşkına

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.