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This Christmas was a year for new traditions chez Shared Table. Not in our home town, in a beautiful borrowed house, with some absent and some new family, this Christmas marked a transition in what we eat to celebrate the … Continue reading
The Turks have a number of unusual and curious national drinks. There’s boza, a slightly alcoholic fermented millet drink; yes that certainly sounds just the thing to scull on a Saturday night out on the turps. There’s also salgam, turnip … Continue reading
Turkish coffee brings to mind such a headily evocative image: two mouthfuls of sweet caffeine and inch-thick sludge at the bottom of a tiny cup. But it’s cay, tea, that’s far and away Turkey’s national drink and no less poetically … Continue reading
One of the interesting things about travelling is discovering the huge variation in breakfast cultures. To exaggerate just a bit, while dinner around the world tends to be some combination of savoury carbohydrates and proteins, breakfast is really culturally specific. … Continue reading
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.
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