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Turkey

Series 6 · Episode 4

The Republic of Turkey lies at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and the Middle East. One of the legacies of its rich history of invasion is a variety of regional cheese, many of which are rarely found outside the country. Will visits the ancient spice markets of Istanbul before driving to Cannakale to learn about this country's most popular marinated cheese Ezine Peynir, and a hard cheese called Mihalic. Then it's on to Anatolia to visit a small dairy near Kars making one of the finest artisan examples of Turkey's most popular hard cheese Kasar. Here he gets a lesson in how to make the rare blue string cheese and finds Tulum, a traditional cheese matured in animal skin.
 
 

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