We've just received this article from a friend who's visiting Turkey. He writes… In the middle of the blue Bosphorus where the Stambouliot people run away from the touristic mass invader, Kanlica is a place to know! The world capital for the ultimate yogurt 'Turkish delight'. It's a charming little place with a great Sinan mosque (1559-1560) for Iskender Pasa, Magnificence Suleymane vizir.
Kanlica yogurt, so smooth and delicious, is the best known in the Mediterranean world (for those who know the exquisite taste of this special milk preparation). Yogurt is often present in meals from Greece to Lebanon, even in Syria (I talk about stuff I taste…). If you have the chance to visit Istanbul, ask any taxi or sailor: 'Lutfen, Kanlica yogurt cok güzel, hizli ekmek istyorum' (I want to eat delicious yogurt, so take me to Kanlica right away). They will take you there without any questions, and they will understand you are no joker!
– Amaury de Cambolas