Food Neighbourhoods 7: Istanbul, Kumkapi district
00:00 / 00:00
25 October 2016
Photo: Guillén Pérez
A neighbourhood on the coastal European side of Istanbul, Kumkapi is a melting pot of migrants and wholesalers from Africa, the Caucasus and central Asia. We get a taste for the city’s rare cosmopolitan culinary mix.
25 October 2016
Want more radio episodes like these in your inbox?
Sign up to Monocle's email newsletters to stay on top of news and opinion, plus the latest from the magazine, radio, film and shop.
The Menu - latest episodes
One of Zürich’s top culinary talents reveals the secret behind a popular dish at his restaurant The Artisan.
A potato salad recipe by one of Zürich's most famous pop-up chefs.
Skye McAlpine’s tips for perfect (and less stressful) dinner parties, a look at Denmark’s growing wine business, plus a peek into the fridges of some of the world’s most famous chefs.
For this week’s recipe, we hear from one of the pioneers of Spanish cuisine in London.
For this week’s recipe we head to east London to hear from the owner of Dalston’s Angelina restaurant.
A seasonal recipe by one of Monocle’s favourite Swiss chefs.
As restaurants, bars and cafés open their doors again in London, we look at how damaging the lockdown has been to the hospitality industry and what we’ve learned from the past few months.
A favourite recipe by Ravinder Bhogal, founder of Jikoni restaurant in London.
Olia Hercules, the author of the brand-new ‘Summer Kitchens’, shares one of her favourite recipes from Ukraine.
Dominique Crenn, one of the world’s most successful female chefs, tells us how she became a holder of three Michelin stars. She also discusses the pandemic, the state of the hospitality industry – and what really matters…
This week’s recipe comes from Heinz Beck who runs the world-renowned La Pergola restaurant in Rome.
Joe McCanta, Bacardi’s global head of education and mixology, shares one of his favourite cocktail recipes.
This week’s recipe is a simple, easy and tasty chickpea omelette.
This week we have a Lebanon-inspired recipe by John Gregory-Smith, author of the cookery book ‘Saffron in the Souks’.
A crash course in Indonesian cooking; how Copenhagen’s Noma restaurant is reinventing itself, plus Massimo Bottura on the world post Covid-19.