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Oklava: Recipes from a Turkish–Cypriot kitchen

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SKU: OT0280
Author: Selin Kiazim
Cuisine: Middle East
Pages: 240 pages
Format: Hardback
Year Published: 2017
Difficulty: Approachable  
Photography: Richly Illustrated  

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With influences from the Mediterranean, Southern Europe and the Middle East, Turkish-Cypriot food offers incredible flavour combinations unique to its region. Oklava: The Cookbook celebrates the culinary delights of this area in a way no cookbook has done before.

Oklava translates simply as 'rolling pin'. For Selin Kiazim, this word conjures up memories of her Turkish-Cypriot grandmother: a rolling pin was never far from her hands, which meant a delicious treat was imminent. The same can be said for this book. These sensational recipes will take you on a journey from home-cooked meals and summers spent in North Cyprus to an exciting interpretation of modern Turkish-Cypriot cooking in London.

Bring the Oklava experience into your home with Turkish delights such as Pistachio-crusted Banana & Tahini French Toast with Orange Blossom Syrup & Smoked Streaky Bacon; Grilled Quails with Palm Sugar, Sumac & Oregano Glaze; Courgette, Feta & Mint Fritters; Crispy Pomegranate-Glazed Lamb Breast with Yoghurt; Chilli-Roast Cauliflower; and Chocolate, Prune & Cardamom Delice.

Praise for Selin Kiazim:

'Welcome to the extremely tasty world of modern Turkish-Cypriot food - what a stunning and beautiful book' Peter Gordon

'This woman can bloody cook' - Grace Dent, Evening Standard

'Keep an eye out for Selin Kiazim, because she is going places, in every conceivable way' - Giles Coren, The Times

'Swoon' - Time Out London

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