Cheese of the month August 2017: Kars Kaşar from Boğatepe/Eastern Anatolia, Turkey

Two things about Anatolia’s traditional cheeses fascinate me in particular: the link to the beginnings of our nomadic history and culture that is still so very much alive in them, and that they are an expression of all the layers and mingling of our cultural formation. We are all migrants, influenced by many cultures, even if we’re not always aware of it.
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Cheese of the month August 2014: Divle Tulum Peyniri – Tulum from Divle/Anatolia, Turkey

Istanbul, the wonderful crazy city on the Bosporus, always reminds me a little of India: anything seems possible (almost). On my last visit in early June, when I mentioned the word cheese, Aylin Öney Tan, the extremely well connected food expert » Weiterlesen…