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#DİREN TÜRKİYE! 12 hours of devastation…and resilience


For the past twelve hours, we (me, occasionally M. who can barely stand it, and the entire Karagoz puppet troupe that inhabits my head during this cross-cultural marriage) have been glued to the Internet in order to understand what we … Continue reading

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A consideration of Turkish junk food…is that an oxymoron?


My recent foray into the world of leblebi (roasted chick peas, Ataturk’s favorite), salted pumpkin seeds, potato chips and rose hips for road trips  got me to thinking about junk food in general here – what do Turks consider junk … Continue reading

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