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Inci – My final foray into Turkish desserts


After a brief, sticky affair with baklava, my relationship with Turkish desserts has been largely unfulfilling, but I’ve never abandoned hope and always follow up on the recommendations of Turks. Since I started talking about my various disappointments with local sweets, every single person has suggested I go to the historical İnci and try the profiteroles for which they are famous.  Some even claim İnci were the original profiterole makers, which may be true at least within Turkey, but I have a feeling the French might have something to say about a more ambitious interpretation of “the first”. Continue reading