Issue 18, Volume 3 1999
Beautiful enough to be a coffee-table book, authoritative enough to satisfy scholars, and always a treat to read, for almost three decades Cornucopia has been the magazine for connoisseurs of Turkey – and for anyone who would like to delve deeper into the wonders of this country, with its extraordinarily rich history, culture and cuisine.
Cover Story: Alexis Gritchenko’s avant-garde Istanbul
• The Road to Pergamon: Don McCullin in Roman Turkey
• An Alliance of Hearts: the Empress Eugénie visits Sultan Abdülaziz
• Vanishing Villages: tumbledown houses of Eğirdir
• Where the Wild Things Are: plant-hunting on Bozdağ
• Café Come Home: The coffee houses of Istanbul
• Books: Martyn Rix on Mediterranean flora and Richard Porter on Anatolian birds; Philip Mansel on Ottoman memoirs; David Barchard on bias in Balkan history; Jason Goodwin on Eothen. Plus: Conrad Thake on the Ottoman cemetery in Malta
• Cookery: Berrin Torolsan conjures up magically simple sherbets and sorbets
• Reports from Istanbul by Andrew Finkel; Central Asia by Caroline Eden; Anatolia by Roger Norman; Datça peninsula by Rupert Scott.
• Postscript: Roger Norman′s tribute to the late historian Norman Stone