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Çiftlik Evi: Mercan Bey & M. Sniff Out Delicious Food (Yet Again)


As you may have learned over the years here at Slowly-by-Slowly, one of the  Ottoman-era puppets who inhabits my brain (with the goal of assisting me in my cross-cultural marital road trip) is Mercan Bey ( that’s “Mehr-jahn”), the Arabian … Continue reading

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Going “G-Free:” The Karagöz puppets freak at the idea of gluten-free bread


It is an understatement to say that I have always loved bread. The one thing I can remember most about growing up, especially in my maternal grandparents house, was that bread and butter were to be served at every meal…not … Continue reading

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The Karagoz Oyunlari hit the Truro Agricultural Fair


Sleeping with my faced smushed into the pillow as usual, I smelled the wafts of Çaykur yellow label tea before hearing the beginnings of the little chorus of dancing ladies’ morning chant. That chant, you see, is designed to slowly … Continue reading

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