Posts tagged "Istanbul"

Istanbul Spice Market Was a Cook’s Dream

Making my way through crowds of people slowly walking, talking on cell phones and holding shopping bags, I found the mounds of spices in the marketplace in Istanbul, Turkey. I’d arrived to buy various spices in this legendary market known as the Egyptian Market, which conjured up stories of ancient spice routes. With centuries of bustling...
Istanbul's Spice Market

Istanbul’s Spice Market

Hearing much about the famous spice market in Istanbul, we took a taxi from our hotel to the center of town and walked along the big open area until the tiny shops started appearing before us.  Suddenly it was wall to wall people and we found an engaging man selling his spices and he lured us...