Much more than just a drink, Turkish coffee has its own history, coffeehouses, drinking rituals, and traditions of fortune telling.
Coffee culture across the world is changing, with increased demand and popularity, coffee festivals, seminars, and championships are springing up all over the world.
Pomegranate seeds have always looked, to my loving eye, like beautiful cabochon-cut rubies. Their domed tops seem to sparkle in the light and similar to the gemstone, the finest tasting pomegranate seeds have a pure, vibrant red colour. In Turkey pomegranates are called nar and their trees produce fiery orange blossoms in late spring and […]
If you were asked to compile a top ten list of must-try foodie adventures, what would be your number one choice? Biting into a thick bison, elk, and venison burger in Jasper, Canada? Nibbling on cubes of hákarl (fermented shark meat) in Reykjavik, Iceland? Or maybe an artery-clogging deep-fried Mars bar in Stonehaven, Scotland? With […]
A city as stimulating as Istanbul forces you to use all of your available senses. It is a city of constant invigoration and uses sight, sound, smell, touch, and taste to draw out your emotions, tease them, and then leave you with an experience you won’t soon forget. Sight: Your First Awakening By night, the […]