Greetings and Happy New Year to you all!
I am delighted to let you know that my upcoming Turkish Cookery Classes with Central Market Cooking Schools in Austin, San Antonio and Houston, Texas in February 2015 are now open for registration! Below are the links for signing up for each class; they tend to sell out quickly so if you would like to join us, please kindly book your spot. I am greatly looking forward to returning to Central Market Cooking Schools and hopefully see you there.
Central Market Cooking School also offers discounts for signing up until 7th January, if you’d like to take up this good offer.
Central Market Cooking School, Turkish Cookery Classes – Demonstration Style
February 2015 (in Houston, Austin, San Antonio)
From Hearty Red Lentil Soup to Baklava in Milky Syrup, Sutlu Nuriye;
Delights of Turkish Cuisine Made Easy
I am delighted to return to Central Market Cooking School in February 2015 to teach fine examples of Turkish cuisine, which reflects a rich cultural and historical heritage. With an emphasis on seasonal freshness, and delicately flavoring with spices, healthy Turkish food is a feast to all your senses and easy to recreate. Please join us, to learn artful use of spices and prepare these delicious recipes, focusing on Southern Turkish cuisine. Below is the schedule and links to sign up for my Turkish cookery classes:
Monday, February 16th, 6.30 pm – Central Market Cooking School in San Antonio – TX
Wednesday, February 18th, 6.30 pm – Central Market Cooking School in Austin – TX
Friday, February 20th, 6.30 pm – Central Market Cooking School in Houston – TX
Signing up for the classes started through Central Market Cooking School website, as of 1st January 2015 – please save the dates and I hope you can join us!
The menu includes:
• Hearty red lentils and bulgur soup with dried mint and red pepper flakes, Ezo Gelin Corba
• Turkish flat breads with crumbled feta, pepper paste, zahtar and sesame seeds; Biberli Ekmek
• Lamb (or beef) stew over smoked eggplant and yoghurt puree, served with roasted vegetables, Ali Nazik Kebab
• Pilaf rice with chickpeas and sautéed onions; Nohutlu Pilav
• Baklava with a delicious and lighter twist; filo pastry with hazelnuts in milky syrup; Sutlu Nuriye
• Turkish Coffee and Turkish Delight
My very best wishes to you all for the New Year, in good health, good food and company. I look forward to sharing many more Turkish recipes here and as always, would be delighted to have your company to enjoy.
Selamlar, Afiyet Olsun,
happy new year ozlem! i wish i was closer to san antonio because i would sign up! i love that town! joyce
Merhaba Jaz, happy new year to you too! how I wished you were close by too, love San Antonio too – you will be with us in spirits! My best wishes for 2015!
Özlem’ciğim, Love the photo. I’m a big fan of Ali Nazık köfte – I’ll never forget my first taste of it in Edirne one week after we had arrived in Turkey. I envy your lucky students. Thanks for another great year of recipes. We just served two of your dishes to our guests at our New Year party. A very, very happy and prosperous New Year to you and your lovely family. Sevgilerimizle, J ve M.
Merhaba Sevgili SDs, very kind of you; I am ever grateful for your kind support and friendship, many thanks to you too. I am delighted to hear the recipes came hady on New Year’s Eve, I am honored to be a part of it; my very best wishes to you both for 2015. Greatly look forward to the cookery classes in the US, many thanks for your kind words, cok selam ve sevgilerimle, Ozlem xx
Hello Özlem, have another wonderful, tasty year – it’s been a pleasure to meet you and you family. Hugs, A & J
Merhaba A & J, meeting you both has been a special highlight for us too; fingers crossed we may do that again in 2015 – best wishes for 2015, look forward to your wonderful posts! xx
Excited to have you back in the US, Ozlem…fingers crossed we can make something work out and meet up! Happy New Year to you all. XxPeri.
Many thanks dear Peri, I am excited to be back too and shall be crossing all my fingers and toes for meeting up!!:) Much love, Ozlem xx
oh….just noticed that you were in san antonio tx a couple of weeks too late!
i hope you visit us again…i’ll be sure to attend the class if you do.
i am growing some fresh zatar here in sunny texas. will make the dried blend when i get a chance
thank you for your website and recipes
Hello Bill, greetings from England, many thanks for your kind note – sorry to miss you in SA, it really was wonderful to be back and the class was great. Do hope I can come back soon, it will be a pleasure to meet you. Enjoy your home grown zahtar, how wonderful! Ozlem