Issue 34, 2005

Ottoman Kaftans

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Power dressing in Washington: what the sultans wore. Country houses of the Black Sea: a 40-page celebration Maureen Freely’s fond farewell to the art historian Godfrey Goodwin. Ismail Kemal, founder of modern Albania. A small hotel on the Bosphorus; the last Caliph’s artistic legacy. Plus: the secret of okra

Highlights

  • Championed by the Cavalry

    Correct trimming of the stem is the vital first step. Instead of chopping off the hard stem caps, one should trim it into a cone shape, so that the pod then looks like a sharpened pencil and the juices remain trapped inside.
    More cookery features

  • In the spirit’s wake

    At last there need be nothing between you and the Bosphorus. Patricia Daunt tells the story of how two architects created Sumahan on the Water, breathing new life into an old Ottoman spirit factory. Photographs by Jürgen Frank

  • Land of a Thousand Mansions

    A 40-page celebration of the architectural heritage of the Eastern Black Sea Mountains

  • And Where Shall We Begin?

    Maureen Freely looks back on the life of the architectural historian Godfrey Goodwin, who died aged 84.

Inside the issue

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