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  • The Unerring Eye

    From Issue 45

    The Kier Collection was the life’s work of ther late Edmund de Unger, a hungarian émigré whose eye for islamic art was matched by his nose for a deal. By Thomas Roueché

  • Wild Beauties of the Deep South

    From Issue 29

    Martyn Rix sidesteps the concrete condos of the Turkish Riviera to go searching for native flowers

  • The Palace Lady’s Summerhouse

    From Issue 36

    The descendants of a grand Ottoman family have restored the lustre to one of the pearls of the Bosphorus. Patricia Daunt charts the fluctuating fortunes of the Ethem Pertev Yalı. Photographs by Fritz von der Schulenburg

  • Must We Lose Our Temples of Travel?

    From Issue 35

    You embarked in Paris or Vienna and alighted at Sirkeci station, an Oriental fantasy in the shadow of the Topkapı Palace. This was the train that brought Istanbul into the heart of modern Europe: the fabled Orient Express.

  • D’Aronco

    From Issue 46

    He was an Italian with a powerful affinity for the historic buildings of Ottoman Istanbul. But the architect Raimondo D’Aronco was destined to leave his own very stylish stamp on the city. Paolo Girardelli tells the story of a great European innovator

  • The Coolest Thing

    From Issue 47

    ‘Never swim before the first watermelon rind falls into the water,’ goes an old Istanbul saying. By the time they ripen, the sea will have reached just the right temperature for swimming.

  • Wild at Heart

    From Issue 45

    Strawberries growing in the wild are gems of mouth-watering delight that bear little relation to the showy, insipid-tasting fruit on supermarket shelves. But there are still good garden strawberries to be found. Berrin Torolsan encourages us to seek out locally grown, seasonal fruit bursting with fragrance. Her simple recipes celebrate the best of berries

  • Black Diamonds

    From Issue 31

    Though Turkish truffles resemble their more famous European cousins in appearance, their fragrance – mellow and delicately fruity – is far milder.
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  • Turkey’s Happy Hour

    From Issue 45

    At London’s inaugural Wines of Turkey jamboree, Kevin Gould hears how the country’s winemakers are cultivating a taste for their distinctive products

  • Vintage Cappadocia

    From Issue 31

    Is this fantastic landscape about to become the new hotspot for wine-lovers? In Cornucopia 31 Kevin Gould heads for the oldest vineyards on earth to find out. Photographs by Frits Meyst

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