Week #34: A Hidden Balcony

Karaköy and Kadıköy seem to be two neighbourhoods where breakfast options seem infinite. Since I moved to Kadıköy a few months ago, it has become much easier to explore this side of Istanbul. (Though my idea, when I started with the #52breakfasts project in 2018 was to cover most parts of Istanbul equally, it nowContinue reading “Week #34: A Hidden Balcony”

Week #33: Croissant, S’il Vous Plait.

The Turkish language has borrowed (and adapted) many words from other languages. Besides Arabic and Persian, French vocabulary is also quite well represented. You might have been in a rush to the train gar, or twisted your tongue trying to pronounce küaför… I have a piece of good news: kruvasan might look a silly spellingContinue reading “Week #33: Croissant, S’il Vous Plait.”

Week #32: Back to (Delicious) Basics

Hello breakfast lovers! I has been a month or two since I have published my previous breakfast recommendation. In this period, an interesting and also concerning article was published in Turkish media: popular and often too big to eat serpme breakfasts are the infamous contributors to food waste in Turkey. According to Turkish Foundation forContinue reading “Week #32: Back to (Delicious) Basics”

Week #30: Breakfast Universe

I would probably never had gone to brekafast to this place, if my friends didn’t invite me here. Not because it looks bad, but because I would never guess that a pub actually serves breakfast. And a huge one! It has been a few months ago, that I have visited Kosmos in Beşiktaş. I rememberContinue reading “Week #30: Breakfast Universe”

Week #29: Freshly Baked Bread

Istanbul has many bakeries, however it is not always easy to find a sourdough bread. This place not only serves a sourdough bread for breakfast, but also bakes it. It is served fresh and warm…and you can even buy a loaf of bread and take it home.