Ekin Cooks: Kilis Tavasi

Kilis is next to Gaziantep. One of the vibrant regions for food in Turkey in the Southeast next to the Syrian border. Unfortunately there has been grave political unrest in the city recently. This is my tribute to the area from distance. I was originally going to make homemade adana kebabs – however, the true…

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Caffe Torino June 6th Dinner: A Night of Friends, Turkish Food the day before the Turkish elections

This was my second dinner at Caffe Torino located in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle. This time the task was a bit more challenging – I had to cook for 41 people. In honor of the upcoming elections – I blended the meal with spices arriving from Southeast region of Turkey. The real…

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