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Fading food, lost language

Fading food, lost language

Aylin Öney Tan - [email protected]

“Liparidas!”… Remembering the word, her face instantly lights up with joy. She travels back to her childhood in Ortaköy, a neighborhood once densely populated by Jews in Istanbul.

Comment(s) 4/10/2017

From Tandır to Tandoori

From Tandır to Tandoori

Aylin Öney Tan - [email protected]

In this column I once wrote a recipe for “hindi tandır,” which is turkey tandoori. It was a piece on Thanksgiving inevitably tackling with the etymology of turkey and how as a country we got doomed with being forever associated with that American bird

Comment(s) 3/6/2017

Spring in the air

Spring in the air

Aylin Öney Tan - [email protected]

The first sign of spring will be falling today. In my childhood, I remember the dates marking the change of seasons were closely guarded.

Comment(s) 2/20/2017

Apple of China versus bird of India

Apple of China versus bird of India

Aylin Öney Tan - [email protected]

Everybody in Turkey must have seen the scenes of the insanely surreal slaughter of oranges recently.

Comment(s) 3/20/2017

Rose of the World

Rose of the World

Aylin Öney Tan - [email protected]

Rose of the World! That was her name. Gülcihan; when literally translated, “gül,” meaning rose in Turkish, and “cihan” is world.

Comment(s) 2/6/2017

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