A Seasonal Cook in Turkey: Turkish Ramazan Pide

Our friend Claudia who writes a lovely cooking blog from Istanbul, A Seasonal Cook in Turkey, has shared this fabulous post about Ramadan and Turkish bread.

Ramazan pide are round and sprinkled with sesame and nigella seeds-
this one is from the fırın in Küçükkuyu. Photo courtesy of SeasonalCookInTurkey.blogspot.com

I’ve been wanting to write a post about Ramadan.  But Claudia pretty much says it all!

A Seasonal Cook in Turkey: Turkish Ramazan Pide

In Turkey this year the holy month of Ramazan has fallen during the hottest possible days of  July and August. Believers have had to do without food or water for up to 15 hours a day while enduring daily temperatures in the upper 30s. We who don’t fast can only wonder. . .

Click here to read more!

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