Cuisine

Famous Adana kebab launched into space, reaches stratosphere

A kebab chef in the southern province of Adana has attempted to send a dish of "boru kebabı," roughly called "pipe kebab," into space with a weather balloon, which exploded in the stratosphere after a three-hour flight and fell into the Mediterranean Sea.

"I am a man who likes to make firsts," Yaşar Aydın told Demirören News Agency on April 12.

Turks consume 8 kilos of pasta a year

The demand for pasta in Turkey has increased by 20 percent amid the coronavirus pandemic, with Turks consuming some 8 kilos of pasta annually, according to a survey released by the Turkish Pasta Industrialists' Association.

With this rate, Turkey sat in eighth place on the list of countries consuming pasta in 2021.

Turks consume 8 kilos of pasta a year

The demand for pasta in Turkey has increased by 20 percent amid the coronavirus pandemic, with Turks consuming some 8 kilos of pasta annually, according to a survey released by the Turkish Pasta Industrialists' Association.

With this rate, Turkey sat in eighth place on the list of countries consuming pasta in 2021.

Village woman shares success story at int’l symposium

A woman who made her village famous countrywide with special tomato paste and tarhana soup in the northwestern province of Bursa has been invited to international symposiums in Kazakhstan to share her experiences with young female entrepreneurs.

"A woman can succeed in anything she wants," Sermin Cakalıoğlu said in her speeches to Kazakh women in five meetings in three cities.

Eels travel from Mexico to Turkish waters to reproduce

Eels travel from Mexico to Turkish waters for 7,000 kilometers to reproduce.

Coming to the world in Mexico's Sargasso Bay, eels reach Bafa Lake in the southwestern province of Muğla after traveling for three years. After spending some time in the lake, they start to travel back to where they originally came from.

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