Library of Congress

National Book Festival

At the 2014 National Book Festival


  • Culinary Demos (Let's Read America)
    Saturday, August 30
    3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

Book Signing

  • Saturday, August 30
    4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

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.

Sheilah Kaufman