Beautiful enough to be a coffee-table book, authoritative enough to satisfy scholars, and always a treat to read, for three decades CORNUCOPIA has been the magazine for connoisseurs of Turkey – and for anyone who wants to delve into its rich history, culture and cuisine. The Modern Archive puts a wealth of well-written stories, photographs and intelligence at your fingertips. The backbone of the magazine is its gorgeous articles on art, architecture and travel. Get off the beaten track with our correspondents. Ramble in Roman ruins. Marvel at Silk Road flowers. Spy on the Sultan’s seraglio..Learn to cook with roses. Savour Ottoman savoir-faire, from ceramics to kaftans, from sorbets to silks and sumptuous interiors, and let our critics introduce you to the vibrant energy of Istanbul’s current cultural scene.
• The finale of our Roman Roads adventure by Don McCullin and Barnaby Rogerson. • Gernant Magnin celebrates as flamingos and pelicans flock back to Izmir. • Robert Ousterhout on New England’s 19th-century mania for the kings of Assyria. • Istanbul newly distilled in the photography of Annette Louise Solakoğlu. • Berrin Torolsan on the piquant story of pastırma, the original pastrami. • Cosima Stewart relishes Cappadocian vintages with a scholarly winemaker • Tony Barrell goes partying when the Nardis Jazz Club lands in London. • Philip Mansel admires the comte de Vergennes’ splendid Ottoman briefcase. • William Kynan-Wilson on a 16th-century book of manners. • Andrew Finkel on Abdülhamid’s addiction to Sherlock Holmes. • Nick Thorpe pays affectionate tribute to the late Roger Norman, author of Cornucopia′s Letter from Anatolia.