Turquoise: A Chef's Travels in Turkey

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Chronicle Books, Oct 1, 2008 - Cooking - 356 pages
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With terrain from rugged mountains to idyllic coastline, Turkey has become a sought-after travel destination, enjoyed not only for its beauty, but its culinary wonders. In Turquoise, Greg and Lucy Malouf visit spice markets and soup kitchens, enjoy fish sandwiches on the Bosphorus, and drink in ancient teahouses. The recipes inspired by their travels capture the enticing flavors that define Turkish cuisine from the ancient ruins of Pergamum to modern day Istanbul. Some are traditional favorites, such as Little Kefta Dumplings in Minted Yogurt Sauce, while many morefrom Roast Chicken with Pine Nut and Barberry Pilav Stuffing to Pistachio Halva Ice Creamare Greg's own, flavored with his years ofexperience cooking Middle Eastern food. With its hundreds of luscious photographs, Turquoise is a chance to share in this unforgettable Turkish journey.

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User Review  - Bee - Goodreads

A sumptuous book full of recipes, photographs, descriptions of place, people and food. Read full review

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User Review  - Catherine Woodman - Goodreads

This is an absolutely gorgeous cookbook to look at, and it has photographs and stories that transport you immediately to Turkey. There are scenes from the street, from the air, from Istanbul (fishing ... Read full review


A day on the Bosphorus dips
Leaning toward Europe vegetables
Crossing to Asia salads and herbs
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About the author (2008)

Greg and Lucy Malouf live in Melbourne, Australia. The Maloufs have co-authored Saha, Arabesque, and Moorish.

Lisa Cohen and William Meppem are photographers specializing in food.

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