3-Step Kung Pow Curry Sauce

Eating really good Indian food can be a transcendental experience, but unfortunately it can be hard to find. Luckily for you, with a few tablespoons of butter, a dash of spices, and an empty stomach, you’re only 3 steps away from heavenly curry goodness. “I didn’t have a sweet tooth, but I liked butter, and I liked sauces, and I liked wine… and curry.” —Maeve Binchy Ingredients: 3 tablespoons butter … Continue reading 3-Step Kung Pow Curry Sauce

The Bazaar At Dawn: Eating in Istanbul

“Hoşgeldiniz! Balık satılık. Hoşgeldiniz!” The vendor catches up to me a block into the waking bazaar. “Hoşbulduk, günaydın,” I say back out of politeness. He’s selling fish, and I don’t eat fish. Besides, it’s five in the morning. The fog is just beginning to lift as I make my way through Kadikoy, a blue-collar neighborhood on the Asian side of Istanbul. Vendors selling mussels soaked in lemon … Continue reading The Bazaar At Dawn: Eating in Istanbul