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National Book Festival

Sheilah Kaufman has had a long career making dynamic and versatile contributions to the culinary field. She is an award-winning author-editor of 26 cookbooks, food editor of more than 40 years, culinary lecturer and cooking instructor who promotes “easy, elegant, fearless, fussless cooking.” In “The Turkish Cookbook: Regional Recipes and Stories” (Interlink Publishing Group,) Nur Ilkin and Sheilah Kaufman provide a master collection of colorful Turkish recipes with flavors and cuisine influenced by Roman, Byzantine, Arab, Persian and other ancient cultures. This book provides fresh, timeless, easy-to-prepare recipes with exciting taste and texture combinations from Turkey’s diverse regions – part of the now-trendy Mediterranean diet.

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Sheilah Kaufman