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Artichoke Hearts with Celery, Jerusalem artichoke and Orange Juice

It's artichoke season! We have a traditional recipe with a twist from Lale Apa, the author of Remix, Istanbul Contemporary Cuisine and Cooking on the Boat cookbooks to celebrate this amazing vegetable. As most vegetable dishes from Turkish cuisine, this olive oil dish is also a great for vegans.  Ingredients: 6 fresh artichoke hearts2 medium celeriac350 gr Jerusalem artichokes2 carrots1 potato10 small shallots1 orange, juice of2 lemon, juice of2 garlic cloves720 mL hot water3 tbsp sugar1 tsp salt60 ml extra virgin olive oilDill, chopped  Instructions: Rub artichoke hearts with lemon (to prevent discoloration). Wash, peel and cut celeriac, Jerusalem artichokes, potato and carrots into round pieces. Mix celeriac and Jerusalem artichokes with juice of half a lemon in a separate bowl....

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Didem Şenol's zucchini fritters recipe

While the culinary scene of Istanbul has developed in waves of new openings and exciting flavors, the restaurant world still chiefly remains the domain of men. But this is changing. The Guide Istanbul interviewed five fascinating women chefs and talked to them about their journeys through the kitchen and business world and their go to recipes.​ To see the rest of the article click here.  Didem Şenol, the owner and chef of Gram, has a soft spot for mücver, which she says are not only her childhood comfort food, but also a crowd pleaser all over the world. At a recent food conference in New York City, Şenol says that of all the things she cooked, these vegetable fritters were the...

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Twinkle Recipe

Here's a delicious recipe for the classic cocktail Twinkle that will help you see in 2017 with a fizz and a bang! Enjoy, and we are wishing you all the best for 2017. Ingredients 25ml vodka 15ml elderflower cordial Champagne Method Add the vodka and elderflower to a cocktail shaker filled with ice , seal and give a short sharp shake. Double strain into a large coupette, top up with champagne and garnish with a long lemon twist. Ta daaah! Now time to hit the dance floor and party!  

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Job Vacancy

Full-Time Project Manager, Levent Job description - Plan and execute content creation related to The Guide Shop’s promotional activities, liaise with editorial staff for promotional materials and news; - Promote The Guide Shop brand awareness using available publishing channels (print, digital, social media and mailing); - Grow the list of online subscribers through various promotional activities, and keep them informed about the shop offers; - Keep track of online orders and provide customer service to The Guide Shop customers; - Be responsible for inventory check, all records, shopify admin panel, updating the website; - Coordinate all B2B projects, designer and brand collaborations related to the shop, and actively develop and maintain these partnerships; - Conduct research to ensure the information...

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Discovering Cappadocia

We can all agree that summer is pretty great. But when temperatures drop and the sun beams are replaced with grey skies and raindrops, there is great comfort to be found in turning to the safe space of your home and burying yourself beneath a warm blanket. Looking to make the most of this cozy pastime, our team - alongside The Guide Istanbul editors - explored the hidden corners of Central Anatolia in search of all those little details that make your abode more snug and soothing, with a touch of traditional Anatolian authenticity. For our base, we set up in Uçhisar, Cappadocia to make sure the creative inspiration for this research came from the most picturesque vistas available in...

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