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Owning a grand, impressive and imposing posture and a stately manner, the artichoke definitely has royal qualities.
The end of April is the time for poppies to pop up in fields. Throughout May, and well into the month of June, fields of green wheat stalks celebrate the spring, dotted red with poppies
The title may suggest that late Jerusalem artichokes must be one of the vegetables that have stirred up much confusion by their name and use in history
Almond blossoms are among the first to prelude the joyous spirit of spring in the air. Following the almond blossoms, plum trees burst into full bloom, soon to be followed by the adorable cherry flowers.
The woody dark brown horn-shaped pods do not look edible at all. They look dry and extremely tough, with seeds as hard as stone.
“Nisan” is the word for the month of April in the Turkish language, which is the equivalent of the month of Nisan in the Hebrew calendar.
The Chinese Lantern Festival, which fell on March 5 this year, marks the end of the Chinese New Year festivities and is celebrated on the first full moon of the lunar year
Alex Jensen - SEOUL (AA)
Global survey suggests Koreans bottom of pile for time spent home cooking - just behind Turkish counterparts - but restaurateurs say that's because of the quality available eating out.
As I held the dreary weapon in my hand, I felt its captivating power and the bold confidence it inspired, despite its feather-like lightness. An image flashed in my mind instantly, an image I’ve never seen, but I have long dreamt of, so often that it was like a hazy memory of my own from a distant past, or more likely an image of a memorable long afternoon from a former life…
The best fish this time of the year in Turkey is the black sea turbot. Here is the recipe of the week...
Renowned Italian chef Davide Bisetto is in Istanbul, bringing the tastes of Venice with his own unique twist
The Turkish team succeeded in finishing number two and three, but missed the number one spot; alas, not from the top but the bottom.
American writer-humorist Mark Twain visited Istanbul in 1867, tasted Turkish coffee and absolutely hated it. He writes about his experience in 'The Innocents Abroad'
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