The Sweet Taste of Katmer

White plate on table with fresh katmer sprinkled with ground pistachio next to knife and fork

Sweet taste of Katmer. When we ask our guests to name their favourite foods from their walks with us, one food pops up again and again… and again…. and again!  But it’s no wonder! What is deliciously flaky… … indescribably indulgent… … and quintessentially Turkish? Why – it’s katmer, of course! Katmer is an ancient … Read more

Aşure (Noah’s Pudding)

Glass bowl of aşure, noah’s pudding topped with cinnamon, walnuts, currants and pomegranate

Aşure (or, Noah’s Pudding) is a famous Turkish dessert, prepared on the Day of Aşure. It’s name is derived from the word “ashura“, which means “tenth” in Arabic. The Day of Aşure follows the Islamic holy calendar, and falls on the Tenth of Muharrem, during the first month of the calendar. Aşure is part of … Read more