Capturing the essence of Turkish cuisine, this compilation provides both classical and contemporary recipes. Filled with professional photos, thorough instructions, and detailed lists of ingredients, this everyday cookbook is ideal for enthusiasts of healthy Mediterranean food. Featured recipes include karniyarik, a special eggplant dish since the Ottoman times; and wedding soup, a classic item of Turkish hospitality. Savory Turkish desserts are also included, such as baklava or ashura?Noah's pudding. With a colorful exhibition of dishes from a variety of prominent chefs, this accessible guide is a must-have for food aficionados of all levels of cooking experience.