The world will have a different reference for centuries-old Turkish cuisine with a new “centennial” cookbook, Turkey’s first lady announced Friday.
Emine Erdogan introduced the gastronomy book on Twitter after hosting a meeting with academics in the culinary science and chefs.
First Lady Emine Erdoğan is publishing a book: "This work will be published primarily in Turkish and English"
First Lady Emine Erdoğan announced that she is writing a gastronomy book "aimed at promoting the richness of Turkish cuisine in the international media." pic.twitter.com/MZd6syyhfa
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She said the publication aims to promote the richness of Turkish cuisine internationally and will include Turkey’s cultural codes with healthy, traditional and waste-free recipes.
The book will be published in the first days of the new year in Turkish and English and will later be translated into other languages.
Turkish first lady Emine Erdogan top 10 most influential Muslims
An international think tank last week placed Turkey’s first lady among the world’s top ten most influential Muslim figures.
The Institute of Peace and Development (INSPAD), which simultaneously operates from Pakistan and Belgium, has nominated Emine Erdogan for its International Peace Awards 2020 for the ten leading Muslim figures across the globe for their services in different fields.
The list also includes former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Muhammad, head of Bahrain’s Council of Women Shaikha Noora Al Khalifa, Muslim World League Secretary-General Mohammad bin Abdulkarim Al-Issa of Saudi Arabia, US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, UK House of Lords member Lord Nazir Ahmed, Chairman of Muslim Institute of Pakistan Sahibzada Sultan Ahmed Ali and Ibrahim Bin Salah Al-Naumi, the under secretary of higher education and chairman of the Doha International Center for interfaith Dialogue in Qatar.
Anadolu with additional input by GVS News Desk