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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Only a single, sun-dried fig or apricot makes you feel like you’ve just popped a full basket of fruit in your mouth. In the cold of mid-winter, this is the best way to remember the sun-kissed days of summer.
The crowd was anxious to hear. Young chefs were waiting nervously, hoping that their names would be called. The winning team would have a big reward: a trip to Turkey.
FORK & CORK - One thing I definitely did not expect in Kartalkaya was design, another obsession of mine that started 35 years ago when I was a student of architecture
“Hamsi” is a way of life for Black Sea people. Known as the European anchovy, Engraulis encrasicolus to be precise, it is the staple protein during winter months for all of the people living near the shores of the Black Sea coast in Turkey.
If you hear a mysterious buzz around Gezi Park, do not wonder. It must be the bees of Ritz-Carlton wandering around in search of flowers.
The day after the Twelfth Night is Epiphany, the day of revelation. In Istanbul, Epiphany day is special for the Greek and Armenian communities
This year Strasbourg is awarded the title of 'Best Christmas Market in Europe 2014'; and even a short glimpse around the town proves that this an earned title. Each 11-market sites scattered around the town have an individual charm to them, some dedicated to fine food, some to arts and crafts, all with an Alsatian style
Go green! This could be the slogan of the coming year. Listening to Uğur Bayar, chairman of WWF in Turkey, I finally saw a dim ray of hope about the bleak future of the environment in Turkey.
Gastronomy is becoming the main motive of tourism. The hospitality and catering industry is growing quickly in Turkey; one proof is that the worldwide event Sirha is now celebrating its second year in Istanbul.
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