Monthly Archives: January 2013

World's most expensive foods: saffron crocus.

10 of The World’s Most Expensive Foods

It isn’t hard to spot the dead hand of corporate PR on the menu of a certain type of restaurant…. Continue reading »

Sea buckthorn berries.

Sea Buckthorn Juice: the Ultimate Vitamin C Drink?

One great food find from Everest Base Camp? Sea buckthorn juice. I knew about this lovely stuff, of course. Sea… Continue reading »

Turkish stuffed mussels, or midye dolma.

Food for a Quid: Turkish Stuffed Mussels (Midye Dolma)

In Orhan Pamuk’s wonderful Istanbul: a Memoir, he records that stuffed mussel vendors, plying their wares along the streets, have… Continue reading »

Fresh peaches for sale in Istanbul.

Eight Turkish Foods to Try Before You Die

One of the great joys of any trip to Turkey is, of course, Turkish food. And, as the Ottoman Empire… Continue reading »