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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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Pumpkin Soup Recipe

With fall now upon us its the perfect time to indulge yourself in hearty, delicious meals, and make the most of our seasonal bounty. This is a traditional recipe from the Bilecik region tastes great with the freshest ingredients. For a few pointers on where to get them in Istanbul check out The Guide Istanbul's article on the best food markets. Ingredients:  1/2 kg Pumpkin 1 small onion 1 small carrot 1 small potato 125ml of cream 2 pinches freshly grated nutmeg salt and black pepper to taste For the Walnut Dressing 50g wallnuts 50g butter Serves 4-5 people   Method Begin by chopping your carrot, potato and pumpkin into roughly 3cm cubes. Then add all of your vegetables to a medium sized sauce pan and fill...

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Tohum by Verda Alaton

Istanbul-based jewelry designer Verda Alaton has a passion for the simple forms and shapes found in nature, which is reflected in the clean lines and striking beauty of her designs. Although her jewelry line Tohum was founded in 2008, her interest in design and art extends much further back. Raised in Istanbul, Verda moved first to Switzerland then to New York City for her university studies, where she developed a strong interest in other cultures. It was when she came across a New York art gallery specializing in artworks from Africa that she discovered her passion for art from the continent. She was so taken with the pieces that she immediately walked in and asked the owner if he could give...

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