Category Archives: Turkish Food!

Izmir köfte on a cold winter’s day


Snow crazy! That’s what those puppets are.  They are afraid to venture out into the 60+ inches of snow we have seen in the past month.  For little puppets made of camel hide colored with vegetable dyes, I suppose the … Continue reading

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A fındık (hazelnut) fiesta in Güneşliköyü


Recently, the puppets joined me on a trip with the Archers of Okçular. Clinging onto the backseat, the puppets didn’t complain as we wound our way through the mountains of the northeastern Black Sea region near the Georgian border. M’Lady was … Continue reading

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Dreaming of deniz börülcesi


Lately, the puppets have been complaining about the polar vortex that has descended upon us. The little chorus of dancing ladies have had to cover up their skimpy clothes with fat parkas, and they are none too happy at the … Continue reading

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