A Turkish menu from ‘Ripe Figs’ by Yasmin Khan

To round off my few weeks of immersion in Turkish culture I prepared a delicious Turkish meze for my husband and me. I used the suggested Turkish meze menu from a great new cookbook, Ripe Figs by Yasmin Khan, which explores food and human stories from Turkey, Greece and Cyprus. I should make it clear …

Istanbul: Memories of a City by Orhan Pamuk (Turkey)

A fascinating reflection on the childhood of a Nobel-prize winning author and on the cultural history of Istanbul