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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
What can be more appropriate for Thanksgiving? Thanks to the sweet tooth of the Janissaries, we are still loyal to the candy of loyalty; sucked in the cheek, 'akide' continues to be the ultimate pacifier for the people of this land
A couple of years back; I was attending an International Traditional Foods Symposium in the Thracian city of Tekirdağ, which turned out to be a very interesting discovery for me.
As I stepped into the newly revamped restaurant Fiamma, I could not help but utter to myself: “Mamma gli Italiani!”
FORK & CORK - The future of food in early science fiction seemed to be meal-in-a-pill. From soup to pudding, all you needed was to get a sachet of dehydrated powder, just add water and voila: the dinner was served!
FORK & CORK - One taste associated with wilderness is saffron for me. Though saffron is most usually cultivated, for me it reflects a wildly woody flavor that evokes dreams of an adventurous hunt for the elusive spice
Olives are life for Mediterranean people. All the countries that have shores on the “Sea of Civilizations” consider it sacred.
Another carnivorous “Feast of Sacrifice” has just passed, leaving blood-red stains in our urban landscapes.
FORK & CORK - Fall months are a bit tricky. September is still like summer; then just as the feel of autumn comes in October, it is suddenly November, almost winter. This is time to ward off those haunting thoughts, cheer up and party or run for an escape. Actually this is exactly what Halloween is about!
High up in the Peruvian plateaus of the Andes Mountains, 'Mama Jatha,' meaning nurturing mother, is how the natives call potatoes. The story of the potato is a long one, but its history in Turkey is rather short
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