The Turkish Cookbook
Author - Musa Daĝdeviren
550 recipes of hearty, healthy Turkish cuisine, from the leading authority on Turkey's unique food traditions, Musa Daĝdeviren, as featured in the Netflix documentary series Chef's Table
Vibrant, bold, and aromatic, Turkish food - from grilled meats, salads, and gloriously sweet pastries to home-cooking family staples such as dips, pilafs, and stews - is beloved around the world.
Wrapped in a handsome linen case with gold stamping, this is the first book to so thoroughly showcase the diversity of Turkish food, with 550 recipes for the home cook that celebrate Turkey's remarkable European and Asian culinary heritage - from little-known regional dishes to those that are globally recognized and stand the test of time, be they lamb kofte, chicken kebabs, tahini halva, or pistachio baklava.
This volume also includes an introduction showcasing the culinary cultural history of the country, insightful headnotes, stunning photography of finished dishes and atmospheric images evoking the beauty and diversity of the Turkish landscape, environment, markets, and people.
Icon are used to note vegetarian, gluten and dairy free options, and recipes with five ingredients or fewer.
Musa Daĝdeviren is revered in Turkey because of his decades-long efforts to capture and restore Turkish culinary heritage. He has three restaurants in Istanbul - the flagship is Ciya, where he serves 1,000 different traditional dishes very year. His passion is the foundation he runs with his wife, and he has been devoted to recreating the culinary heritage of Turkey. He spends time in peoples' home, interviewing home cooks, recreating lost recipes, and recording their food stories and memories; then he cooks and tests every recipe.
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Published: Feb 2019