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Ipek Baltutan

Ipek Baltutan

Ipek was born in Istanbul; the daughter of a painter, Ipek has loved painting, drawing and photography for her whole life. Ipek studied Spanish linguistics and literature at Istanbul University, and received a scholarship to pursue postgraduate studies in art history at University of Granada. She has traveled extensively in France, Italy, Mexico, and Guatemala, among other places. She loves Turkish home cooking – dishes like manti, meat dumplings, and dolma, rice wrapped in grape leaves.

Recent stories by Ipek Baltutan

January 31, 2018

Sun-Dappled Pasteis De Nata

Lisbon -- Our Culinary Crossroads walk in Lisbon wouldn’t be complete with a stop for the city’s iconic and delicious custard tart, pastel de nata. These ones were shot on a particularly beautiful winter day, when the sun was shining down on the City of Light.
July 26, 2017

A Bazaar Breakfast

Istanbul -- Our Bazaar walk starts with a traditional breakfast featuring Eastern Anatolian specialties, before exploring and indulging in some of the best eats in and around the world's most iconic covered market.