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Head for the Zeytin Cafe in Ürgüp, Kapadokya


While on their homecoming tour of Cappadocia (Kapadokya), the Karagöz puppets stumbled upon the most wonderful restaurant in Ürgüp.  As you will recall, Mercan Bey, the spice trader, is an expert at finding amazing food no matter where he is … Continue reading

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It’s a mantı melee


After dispersing from this afternoon’s hilarity with Kalinka in the kitchen, I fell into a deep sleep, my feet aching from the cobblestones of Bodrum town.  As sweet as the falling into sleep was, the slow-awakening to the fragrant, savory … Continue reading

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