Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Throat Scratcher and Bull’s Eye… Not exactly the ideal words to provoke one’s appetite to a new culinary experience
Readers of news website Radikal have selected Turkey’s top restaurants to eat doner kebab - a Turkish dish made of meat cooked on a vertical rotisserie, normally lamb but sometimes beef or chicken. Here is the list
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has kept up with tradition and enjoyed Turkish döner as the eurozone grappled with the deepening Greece crisis
To follow the track is almost impossible! It is 37 chefs at 37 restaurants from around the world, plus the 37 ambassadors in each restaurant, not to mention the kitchen teams and families of all chefs affected by the greatest, crazy game ever, namely “The Grand Gelinaz! Shuffle,” an experience of a lifetime.
Istanbul has been has the hub of three imperial haute cuisines, making use of not only lo-cal but imported foodstuffs ranging from caviar from the north coast of the Black Sea to spices from India
Stardom does not come easily in the culinary world. Endless shifts on the kitchen counter, chopping and cutting all day long, toiling over the stove for hours, aching feet, cuts and bruises, not to mention deep burn scars, are all part of it.
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It may be eight in the morning, but pastry chef Yiğit Pura is already on his third espresso. “I’ve been up since five,” he says, cheerfully.
He remembers fondly their trip to Rome and talks about how it all got started. It must have been sometime around 1975.
I’m in a time machine. I see history repeating itself. There are moments when I completely forget about the sense of where I am or why I’m here and I find myself asking: “Where is here anyway?”
Ankara-based chef Daniel Evangelista has won the prestigious World Pasta Championship 2015 of Academia Barilla in Italy, beating 21 contending chefs from around the world
He slept at a folded military camp bed, even in times of peace. He never slept long any way; he even considered spending time in bed as a waste (except for reasons other than sleeping, but that is another story) and always woke up at daybreak.
Mixo Terrace, located in one of Istanbul’s most popular historical neighborhoods, Talimhane, will begin hosting “Expat Happy Hour” every Monday in order to bring together foreigners living in the city.
Mövenpick Hotel Istanbul’s AzzuR Restaurant will offer a distinctive fast-breaking (iftar) buffet highlighting the rich heritage of Turkish and Ottoman cuisine to the accompaniment of live “fasıl” music for Ramadan between June 18 and July 16.
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