Explore the holiday traditions of the Middle East and Northern Africa as Pinar prepares traditional cookies popular throughout these regions and in her homeland of Turkey. She’ll share how to make Mamul cookies with rosewater, nuts and dates using what you have on hand to create a beautiful final product. Pinar will also create Çatlak Kurabiye, or Ghoriba, a naturally gluten-free delight with pistachios and orange blossom water.
Vegetarian with dairy, eggs and gluten.
About the instructor: Pinar was born in Diyarbakir in the south eastern region of Turkey. She lived in Istanbul for 17 years before following the love of her life all the way to Seattle. A former language teacher, she established a new teaching career in the U.S. in cooking which helped to ease her longing for her home country. She has cooked in Turkish restaurants, held pop-up cooking events, and taught cooking classes in and around Seattle. Pinar blends her Kurdish heritage with other ethnic traditions found in her Anatolian homeland. She loves to share her passion for food which originated in her mother’s kitchen and her father’s produce store.
This is a demonstration class offered live via the Zoom app. You will receive an email with recipes and class details five days in advance. After class, we will share a recorded version. This class is not designed as a cook-along. All key elements will be shown in class; however, instructors may complete time-consuming steps in advance. Online classes are nonrefundable.
Thursday, December 3, 5:00 - 6:15 pmRegister for class