Juliette Rossant (www.julietterossant.com) is an author and journalist who has written on food and travel as well as business and politics from Istanbul, Moscow, Paris, Jiddah and various us cities. Her first book, Super Chef (2004, Simon & Schuster), chronicles the adventures of empire-building celebrity chefs.
Istanbul Sherbert Sellers
"Give me a sun, I care not how hot, and sherbet, I care not how cool, and my Heaven is as easily made as your Persian's."
So wrote Lord Byron longingly in 1813, after he had tasted the drink during visits to Istanbul.