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 … Continue reading Ekin Cooks: Kilis Tavasi

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Pop-up Chronicles: Seattle YogaTreat: Food, Yoga and Friends (2015)

We organized the first Seattle YogaTreat yesterday (February 7th 2015) These treats combine an enriching yoga session with a meal. The yoga session was envisioned and led by Sweta Saraogi and I cooked and curated the meal. We asked Richard Kinssies of Seattle Wine School and Wine Outlet (whose classes are a must attend) to … Continue reading Pop-up Chronicles: Seattle YogaTreat: Food, Yoga and Friends (2015)

Pop-up Chronicles: My First Pop-up (2014)

I cooked my first pop-up dinner in Seattle at Caffe Torino last night. It was an enchanting experience. Even if it is taxing in the body- making and sharing food is exhilarating. The dinner was for 35 people. My friend Ruchika was my sous-chef and helped me throughout the process. The photos are taken by … Continue reading Pop-up Chronicles: My First Pop-up (2014)