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The Christmas Poinsettia – Ataturk Çiçeği

It’s that time of year, Christmas Eve, Eve, in fact! Where festive things are all around, twinkling lights, pretty trees, tinsel, enough food to feed the 5000, endless tubs of chocolates, and perhaps a poinsettia or two! It’s the latter that I want to talk about – up until last year I had no idea […]

30 DAYS, 30 DISHES – DAY 3: LOKMA

Lokma are balls of dough, deep fried then covered in sweet, sticky syrup, best served while hot or warm. Crispy on the outside but soft in the middle, when you bite into them they are slightly chewy, they are similar to donuts, but less cakey. Lokma is often made in large batches and is a […]