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Check out YellAli Articles and read; Tips, Guides and various information about a variety of topics in Turkey - including ;
Turkish culture - working in Turkey - Health - Shopping and much more.....

A history of Turkish coffee

26th March 2019 An old Turkish motto, ‘a cup of coffee is remembered for forty years’
Turkey has one of the most well known coffee drinking cultures. Throughout history and traditions, coffee plays a significant role in Turkish culture.
For Turks coffee is more thank just a ‘hot...
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Beat the bloat - Turkish Tips!

3rd January 2019 Beat The Bloat – Turkish Tips!
If you’re feeling stretched after over indulging at Christmas and New Year, we have a few Turkish tips that may help beat the bloat!
Take advantage of the local ingredients at hand and ward off the dreaded post festive bulge!
Lemon Water
Lemon acts as...
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Top 5 Turkish Superfoods

31st December 2018 Top 5 Turkish Super Foods
As the New Year approaches, if getting fit and healthy are on your agenda, take a look at our Top 5 Turkish Super Foods below…
1.       Kefir & Turkish yogurt
Natural Turkish yogurt and kefir, homemade if possible and the fresher...
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Turkish Baklava recipe by Özlem's Turkish Table

20th December 2018 Chef and Author Özlem Warren - Özlem's Turkish Table has kindly given YellAli readers a festive recipe for Turkish baklava...
Signed copies of Özlem's Turkish Table can be purchased here:
Baklava with...
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YellAli Exclusive Interview with Turkey's Top Restaurant Nicole, in Istanbul

19th December 2018 YellAli Exclusive Interview with Turkey's Top Restaurant Nicole in Istanbul
YellAli had the pleasure of interviewing the award winning chef and owner of Nicole restaurant in Istanbul.  Nicole was voted Top restaurant in Turkey and in the top 200 restaurants in the world, by the prestigious La...
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Surprising Health Benefits of Mulled Wine (Sicak Şarap)

17th December 2018 Surprising Health Benfits of Mulled Wine (Sicak Şarap).
Sicak Şarap is becoming more popular around Turkey as a warming winter drink.  With the great oranges, tangerines and spices available, why not try out the Turkish style mulled wine recipe below.
Mulled wine is thought to go back as far...
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No More Winter Germs!

12th December 2018 No more winter germs – try these Turkish remedies!
Why is it everybody gets sick at this time of the year?
According to the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, winter really is the time for germs to spread.  Influenza is at its highest alongside respiratory syncytial virus...
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World Turkish Coffee Day

5th December 2018 World Turkish Coffee Day, 5th December
Today is World Turkish Coffee Day. Turkey is well known for, and proud of its coffee.  The finely ground beans create a strong thick coffee adored by many.
A true Turkish tradition and firmly set in the country’s culture, Turkish coffee...
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Author of Özlem’s Turkish Table has kindly given YellAli readers an Exclusive Interview…

27th November 2018 Here at YellAli, we were delighted to get the chance to interview the well -respected cook and author Özlem Warren of Özlem’s Turkish Table.  As many of you will know, the popular blog ‘Özlem’s Turkish Table’ shares delicious recipes in English, a go-to...
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10 Drinks you must try in Turkey!

26th November 2018 10 Drinks you must try in Turkey!
Turkey is a large country with an array of drinks, here's our 'Top 10' list, how many have you tried?
1.       Lentil Soup (Ok, technically not a drink)...
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