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Balik, kestane or süt misir of Istanbul: the food choice is yours

After a freezing cold cruise, nothing is better than balik (fish) and ekmek (bread) at Eminönü, Istanbul harbor.

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Mix sour cabbage and peperoni together with the fried fish and the dinner is complete.

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Or cross the Galata bridge and buy fresh fish (watch how red the gills are) at the market …

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Grilled meat on the road is a delicious alternative.

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For dessert, a bag of kastane (chestnuts)

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and if space still available, top it up with süt misir (sweet corn) !

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All pictures shot hand-held in the darkness with the amazing Nikon 50 mm f/1.4 mounted on my Nikon D800. Click to magnify.

Posted by lorenzoborghi on December 20, 2013

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