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Istanbul and Beyond : Exploring the Diverse Cuisines of Turkey, Hardback Book

Istanbul and Beyond : Exploring the Diverse Cuisines of Turkey Hardback


Standing at the crossroads between the Mediterranean, the Middle East, and Asia, Turkey boasts astonishingly rich and diverse culinary traditions.

Journalist Robyn Eckhardt and her husband, photographer David Hagerman, have spent almost twenty years discovering the country's very best dishes.

Now they take readers on an unforgettable epicurean adventure, beginning in Istanbul, home to one of the world's great fusion cuisines.

From there, they journey to the lesser- known provinces, opening a vivid world of flavours influenced by neighbouring Syria, Iran, Iraq, Armenia, and Georgia.

From village home cooks, community bakers, cafe chefs, farmers, and fishermen, they have assembled a broad, one-of-a-kind collection of authentic, easy-to-follow recipes: "The Imam Fainted" Stuffed Eggplant; Pillowy Fingerprint Flatbread; Pot-Roasted Chicken with Caramelised Onions; Stovetop Lamb Meatballs with Spice Butter; Artichoke Ragout with Peas and Favas; Green Olive Salad with Pomegranate Molasses; Apple and Raisin Fland Pies.

Many of these have never before been published in English.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 150 photographs in colour, black and white
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
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  • Category: National & regional cuisine
  • ISBN: 9780544444317

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