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Eat some basturma and give your unsuspecting Dearest a deep, deep kiss for a food sex memory that will last a lifetime.
Well, I could eat the basturma without any bread, but where's the fun in that?
I wanted to do a piece on basturma, the Armenian ur-coldcut that is to pastrami what a Top Dog Polish is to Oscar Meyer.
Real scientist George Muscat introduced Karen and me to basturma some time in the late 80s.
The three of us went to Tarver's Deli in Sunnyvale (now closed, I think) and picked up some flat bread, tarama (carp roe), basturma, and a ball of vicious cheese we've never found anywhere else.
That way I do not have to deal with who is kneeling where or how an older woman with a wide behind is going to share a narrow, rickety seat with a 17-year-old girl holding on her lap two full-sized shopping bags filled with turnips, potatoes, “basturma”, cabbage, and laundry detergent.
Maybe it's because Sortun spent a lot of time in Turkey, and absorbed the country's cosmopolitan vibe, but her hummus has a tiny bit of butter in it and comes paired with basturma, Turkish air-dried beef - with a weight and a lushness you didn't see coming.