Merhaba Dear All;
I am in the midst of planning a Turkish Cookery Book which will focus on the healthy, easy to make, delicious recipes of my homeland, Turkey and I need your kind help.
The book I am planning will be a collection of both recipes and my personal stories- a tribute to my dear homeland – with a special emphasis on the relatively unknown dishes of Southern Turkey, which will sit alongside some of the more traditional Turkish and Eastern Mediterranean classics.
I would be very grateful if you could fill in my survey with your honest, valuable feedback. The survey will take less than a minute to complete and is completely anonymous.
Here’s the link to my Turkish Cookery Book Survey
As a thank you, if you leave your name and email address at the end of the survey, you will be entitled to a 10% discount when the book is published. I would be more than happy to send you a signed copy!
My sincere thanks in advance, Cok Tesekkurler,
Ozlem – i have filled out the survey and hope that my answers will help you with publishing your book. i can think of no other cooking blogger who puts so much joy into her blog and her cooking classes and it really shows! i look very much forward to when your book is published!
Merhaba dear Kymber,
What a kind note, thank you very much – you made my day!- I am very grateful to your kindness and filling out my survey, it really means a lot. I do look forward to making my cookery book project happen and your signed copy will be on its way! My sincere thanks again, Ozlem
wow! imagine the joy i will have when showing friends my “signed” copy of “Ozlem’s” cook book – what a thrill!
may i have your permission to post about your survey on my blog? as well as leave comments on others’ blogs who i think will be interested?
The pleasure is all mine! That would be wonderful dear Kymber, please feel free to share the survey, my sincere thanks! best wishes, Ozlem
here is the post that i did about your survey/book:
i hope you are ok with it! best wishes to you Ozlem…and the very best of wishes for your book!
Dear Kymber, I just read your beautiful blogpost about my book/survey and commented, how very kind of you to share so beautifully, I am speechless 🙂 thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your support, so very glad you are enjoying my recipes here: ) Do hope I can hand deliver my book to you to Canada! Cok sevgiler, Ozlem xx
Merhaba Ozlem, I just completed the survey and hope it helps you. I am very excited that you’re publishing a book.
I have one suggestion, I think it would be great to write recipes in both English and Turkish to satisfy both 🙂
Looking forward to a copy.
Merhaba dear Filiz, thank you so much for your kind note, so appreciated : ) This book will be in English due to time and other restrictions, though in the future, I may be able to do both languages, thank you for your suggestion. Look forward to sending you a signed copy 🙂 with love, Ozlem
Excited beyond words, Ozlem, can’t wait for the book. Survey has been filled, hope the replies help. Good luck!
Merhaba dear Peri, many thanks for your kind note, hugely appreciate your support : ) You have been a huge inspiration with your amazing blog and books so I am following your foot steps! Much love, Ozlem xx
Can’t wait to see your book in print
Thank you Back to Bodrum and my sincere thanks for all your support, it means a lot.
Ozlem, i have filled out the survey in the hope that it encourages you to keep up the book endeavour. I find your site not only useful for its great Turkish & MiddleEastern cuisine, but for the time and effort you put in sharing interesting aspects of life and culture over there. Lots of love and best of luck from Whitehorse, YT, Canada. Anne
Merhaba dear Anne, thank you so much for your kind note, I am delighted to hear it. Homeland, its cuisine and culture is something very dear to my heart and such a pleasure to share; I am grateful to all of you for your kind support, really means the world to me. I will keep this up and can’t wait for you to have your own copy!:) With lots of love, Ozlem x
As being a fellow countryman, I’m looking forward to obtain your cookbook; Antakya cuisine is the most refine kitchen of Turkey, by the inspiration and the mixture of the old Mesopotamia, and Arabic culture. At the end all these became harvested in the Turkish-Ottoman cuisine. Salute to excellence!
Merhaba dear Erhan, thank you so much for your kind note and I strongly agree; Antakya cuisine is such a rich blend and has an amazing culinary heritage, if I can spread a little bit of word on it, I would be delighted, will do my best! Cok Selamlar, Ozlem
merhaba ..love the idea…but so many times Ive bought middle eastern cook books and they arent kitchen tested recipes. and are just sitting on the on shelf .so if u do this…please try and retry and have others retry your recipes in a modern kitchen …also as a reader in the US please provide cup tablespoon measures next to metric and also no weird takes on traditional recipes…wish you much success
Merhaba dear Mariam, so kind of you, many thanks for your note and it is so true. Teaching Turkish cookery and publishing my recipes here now over 10 years, thought me the very same; the recipes need to be accurate, well tested and easy to make. My audience is global and I teach worldwide, so they will definitely have both US and European measurements. I will certainly do my best – I am very excited to share a very special part of my homeland, its cuisine as well as stories, thank you for your kind wishes.
I hope you have very good luck with your cookbook. I have visited Turkey twice and love the cuisine. I had a wonderful pomegranate flower juice or beverage at a restaurant near the Hagia Sofia and hope you can have something similar for your book.
Thank you for the recipes on your web site!
Merhaba Erin, thank you very much for your kind note and good wishes. I love pomegranate too and will certainly have recipes with pomegranate and pomegranate molasses, I will see if I can include the juice too, many thanks for the suggestion.