Turkey Travelog – Part 4 – Topkapı Palace

TweetHere’s a link to the previous post in this series, a photo blog from Sukumar, in case you missed it. Turkey offers many culinary delights, but none so unusual as the “Kumpir”. The insipid baked potato is elevated to an object of gastronomic delight by stuffing it with sour cream, vegetables, meat, herbs and pickles. […]

Turkey Travelog – Part 3 – Photo Essay

TweetHappy new year everyone. This is my first post of the year on this blog. Hope you all are enjoying Priya Raju’s updates in her inimitable style. In case you missed, here is part2 of this series. I got delayed with my photo essay, sorry about that. Our tour in started at the Hagia Sophia. […]

Turkey Travelog – Part 2 – Istanbul Redux

TweetContinuing the travelog of Turkey. Here’s a link to the 1st post in the thread. If I were to list the Top-10 things to do in Istanbul, eating pistachios from Osmanlioglu in the Spice Bazaar will feature prominently. Nowhere else in the world will you find such perfectly roasted, mildly salted, impeccably flavored pistachios.  The […]