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 three decades CORNUCOPIA has been the magazine for connoisseurs of Turkey – and for anyone who wants to delve into its rich history, culture and cuisine. The Modern Archive puts a wealth of well-written stories, photographs and intelligence at your fingertips. The backbone of the magazine is its gorgeous articles on art, architecture and travel. Get off the beaten track with our correspondents. Ramble in Roman ruins. Marvel at Silk Road flowers. Spy on the Sultan’s seraglio..Learn to cook with roses. Savour Ottoman savoir-faire, from ceramics to kaftans, from sorbets to silks and sumptuous interiors, and let our critics introduce you to the vibrant energy of Istanbul’s current cultural scene.
· Eight weeks in Eighties Anatolia
· Central Asia, from steppe to snow to desert sands
· The quintessential Ottoman house – in the Balkans
· The dragoman who lifted the lid on the Topkapı
· Hoşaf – fruit poached to perfection