*Suddenly and quite desperately, I want to go to Turkey. . . The reason? I have been reading Classic Turkish Cookery.* - Lady Claire Macdonald, The Herald (Glasgow)
*Extensively researched and laid out...very evocative and comprehensive.* - Food Illustrated
Ghillie Basan is an internationally acclaimed cook and food writer, known for her books on the culinary cultures of Turkey, the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia. She has worked in Europe and the Middle East as a cook, food writer, restaurant critic, English teacher, and journalist. Her food and travel articles have appeared in the Sunday Herald, Scotland on Sunday, Sunday Times, BBC Good Food Magazine, and TasteTurkey. She is also the author of The Middle Eastern Kitchen, among other cookbooks.
Jonathan Basan is a photographer whose work also appears in The Middle Eastern Kitchen.
Some great recipes! I can't pronounce half them, but there are a couple go-to dishes in here that are fantastic. Read morePublished 18 days ago by AndyII
Lovely book, though I personally prefer the Greek versions of the same dishes. But the recipes are clear and still tasty.Published 29 days ago by Rosemarie Rauzino-Heller
I ordered this for my wife, and she cannot submit a review on her account, so I will submit what she wrote about the book. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Armstrang
Great recipes and easy to find ingredients. Very pleased with this cookbook.Published 9 months ago by Sue Simmons
An outstanding cookbook! It is a rare recipe that is not absolutely delicious. The directions are easy to follow. The pictures make one hungry just to look at them. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Careful Shopper
Just returned from a trip to Turkey. Loved the food ! Classic Turkish Cooking is an excellent example of the cuisine of Turkey. Great recipes. Well illustrated. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Susan S., Lancaster Va.
Can't wait to try all the pickled recipes. Ghillie Basan does lovely books; I also have her Turkish mezze book and cook from it frequently.Published 21 months ago by Manya
Even though it cost the same to get this book delivered home as it would have cost us to buy it in Canada and bring it home. Read morePublished on August 22, 2013 by Peter Millmore