The fatty torik – the Turkish name for a large, mature Atlantic bonito, similar to the little tunny – courses the straits of the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles for just a short period each year in November and December. Yet the people of Istanbul eat it year-round by preserving the fish in a light brine, something it seems they have been doing for millennia – the Byzantines even minted coins with an image of the fish. Making lakerda is more than a means to preserve bonito for the rest of the year, however; it’s part of the city’s culinary instinct.
Around 45 vehicles were involved in a multiple collision accident on the TEM highway on Feb. 11 in western Istanbul as snowfall in the city and surrounding regions has been continuing.
The historic Istanbul tunnel, the worlds second oldest underground metro, is 140 years old and serves to carry passengers between Karakoy and .
G20: Spurring growth center stage as finance chiefs meet inIstanbul
ISTANBUL – Finance ministers and central bankers face a tough task coordinating action to spur global growth at G20 meetings this week, with major …
G20-Spurring growth centre stage as finance chiefs meet inIstanbul
G20-Spurring growth centre stage as finance chiefs meet in Istanbul … Group of 20 leading economies hold talks in Istanbul on Monday and Tuesday.
The Directorate General of Foundations has taken one minaret of an Istanbul icon, the historical Sultanahmet Mosque with six minarets, under restoration on that grounds that the minaret had shifted.