Monthly Archives: November 2010

Sheep go to heaven, goats go to hell

But either way, they’ll end up in a kebap soon enough! Check out this photo from a kebap shop in Gaziantep, deep southern Turkey. Advertisements

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Chicken in a can

One of the funnest and most Huckleberry Finn days on our week long hike on the Lycian Way was the Turkish-style picnic at Pirate Bay with our guide Koray and his assistant Husseyin. We scrambled down the 45 degree cliff … Continue reading

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Shakshuka

I’ve eaten more than my fair share of north London Turkish (Crystal Kebabs, I’m talking about you) but not really explored this huge country’s cuisine. Kalkan, on the western Mediterranean coast, is billed by Lonely Planet as an ‘epicurean centre’, … Continue reading

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Pomegranate juice

Look at this! Isn’t it gorgeous? It’s fresh pomegranate juice, at a cafe on the harbour in Kas, Turkey. It was squeezed fresh for us as we waited and, unlike those poncy, super expensive bottles at Marks & Spencers, it … Continue reading

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Greek tragedy

Well, after my initial enthusiasm, I’m afraid my love affair with Greek food seems to be more a holiday romance than a til-death-do-us-part kinda thing. At first the Greek salads had charm and I appreciated the gyros (doner kebab) because … Continue reading

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