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Mumbai: Persian ‘Gulp’!

..By:Aditya Neela Dilip Nimkar

 

 

My passion for two things is known to all, travelling and food. In fact, I am of the opinion that food is a journey in itself. There are several ingredients which travel from various corners of the world and mix with each other, become tastiest cuisine and get themselves served in your platter. For many among us, travelling is indulging in local delicacies. Surprisingly, not every land which has been a producer of a certain food item is best known for it’s preparation. A particular food item which has been a specialty of a particular country actually tastes better in some other corners of the world. Apart from noodles no food of Mainland China is popular worldwide, but if you travel to India, you will find Chinese food has become an integral part of Indian street food culture. But let me warn you, the Chinese food you eat at Indian streets has no Mandarin connection. It is collaborated with Indian spices and becomes a totally new dish. Chinese Bhel is popular dish in India, which is an Indian version of Indian food item ‘Bhel’ with help of Chinese ingredients. Well, if you are travelling to Mumbai ever, you should definitely visit Irani cafes.

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Vegetarian food in Turkey : A Delight

Being a Vegetarian may sometimes be difficult especially in a country which is famous for its Kebabs and Shawarma. After our unplanned trip to Russia where we faced loads of problem related to Vegetarian food, we decided to do our homework before traveling to Turkey and decided to write this post in order to help Veggie lovers.

Turkey is a meat loving country, but to our surprise there are many Turkish dishes which were meat free. Turkish vegetarian food is cheap and delicious. Here is our quick food guide for Turkish vegetarian cuisine:

Turkish Breakfast:

Turkish Breakfast which is known as ‘kahvalti ‘, consists of fresh cheese, olives, cucumbers, fruit slices, fruit preserves (jams), butter, freshly baked bread, butter which is served with black coffee, sometimes the breakfast also consists of boiled eggs or omelette.

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Short Guide to Istanbul

Istanbul is one of the vibrant cities of Turkey, which was known by many names such as Constantinople & Byzantium. This is a city where east meets west and this city will surely bedazzle you with its millions of flavours and aroma. A city where you can feel the ancient history is still alive.

Here is our short Guide to Istanbul – so get the idea about what to see & what to do (more…)