Three Kalecik Karasıs - Three different styles of Turkish wine.
International Women’s day came and went. Let's take the time to celebrate the women in Istanbul who are making the road a little easier for the next generations.
As of late, I have been diving into the world of wine, specifically Turkish wine. And, thanks to a very well-versed and very patient sommelier-to-be friend – let’s call her “A” – the journey has been more educational and pleasant than I could have imagined. Last November, my partner in crime – you can call … Continue reading Emir: A Pairing
From the Chinese soup dumpling to the Italian ravioli, any culture worth its salt has a dumpling dish of sorts. In Turkey, we have mantı.* Mantı is made from a simple dough, rolled into a thin sheet. The sheet is cut into small(ish) squares and, traditionally, a small amount of a ground lamb mixture is … Continue reading Mantı
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.
Ottoman Istanbul, as it does today, had a street vendor for every occasion from a humble serving off water to some of the most elaborate candy.
Turkey houses one of the most award-winning vineyards, Chateau Kalpak. And, it's right outside Istanbul
A quick guide to some of Istanbul's most popular and traditional cheeses.
The speakers at Yedi Istanbul were wonderful and brilliant, but let us not forget about the food.
The second part of our take on Yedi Istanbul. Few other Istanbul food festivals tackle issues like food waste, sustainability and social responsibility