Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Best Frozen Frenzy

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In mid-January, a sweet and not-fat something is greatly appreciated!


Our hot weather put me in the mood for a cold dessert
or drink recently. The photo you see was taken the last weekend when I walked down the Bagdat Street to a shop. In fact I must have passed it about a thousand times and promised myself a zillion times, but this time I wanted to try out this new froyo place:

What a creamy! It is...


Cefiore, www.cefiore.com, California based frozen yogurt chain is now bringing italian yogurt to Istanbul since it has opened its first shop in Bağdat Street 5-months ago.

Why I like it?

Crafts all natural yogurt. Non-fat, very good quality! Their toppings are from fresh fruits and also have dry ones like chocolate chips, crunches. Staff is very nice and friendly! The place is comfortable. I
n a walking distance from my home. And, I am a froyo lover since this craze hit me when I was in the States:)

Next time I am planning to try for their delicious waffles with my choice of yogurt flavor. Even though frozen yogurt is a new product here in Turkish food market and ice cream consumption per person is really low at 2.7 liters/capita that's a figure way behind Europe and the US, I think this creamy delicious will gain at least 5 percent share quickly.

For interested Istanbulities, definitely a place to check out! Here is the address:

Bağdat Caddesi No:366/C
Şaşkınbakkal

It's never too cold or hot for a froyo, ever:)


9 comments:

  1. Mmmmmm ! Looks so delicious. By the way is the Baghdad Street in Istanbul ?

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  2. Looks I got the spelling wrong ! Its Bagdat not Baghdad !

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  3. Nihal, it seems excellent, so fresh and refined!
    Happy Wednesday!

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  4. We like all kinds of yogurt and when it is warm frozen yogurt is surely on the menu.

    Darla

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  5. @ Ram: You're not wrong. Bagdat Caddesi in turkish, is literally Baghdad Avenue in english. Both the same:) Sometimes I can alternatively use their turkish names. Shortly, it's a very chic high street as well as the busiest and most crowded districts of the city, located in the Anatolian part. The avenue runs appr 6 km, top quality shopping malls and fashion stores are located here.

    So, not related to Iraq. I did check it out on wiki. The same named Baghdad Street are available in two more countries, one in Singapore and other in Syria.

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  6. Very beautiful place and attractive products!
    Have a nice day Nihal.

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  7. The froyo sonuds and looks yummy .... and I'm sure tastes yummy too. Something refreshing during hot weather mmmmm.

    ciao,
    Elena :)

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