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Myra Kornfeld is the author of The Healthy Hedonist Holidays: A Year of Multi-Cultural Vegetarian-Friendly Holiday Feasts; The Healthy Hedonist: More Than 200 Delectable Flexitarian Recipes for Relaxed Daily Feasts; and The Voluptuous Vegan. She is a restaurant menu consultant and the recipe coordinator and editor for Myra is a veteran teacher, cooking party director, and magazine contributor. Her website is

Health-Supportive Cooking & Specialty Classes / Global & Regional Cuisine

Inspired Turkish Cuisine

Located at the crossroads of two worlds - the Far East and the Mediterranean - Turkey boasts a rich and varied cuisine influenced by both cultures. Expand your horizons as you learn the finer points of this vibrant culinary tradition. Your efforts will be rewarded when we sit down to enjoy Zucchini-Dill Pancakes with Thickened Yogurt • Cherry Tomato and Herb Salad in Pomegranate Syrup Vinaigrette with Walnuts and Olives • Braised Baby Artichokes with Oranges and White Wine • Trout Baked in Parchment Stuffed with Almonds, Dates, Herbs and Sweet Spices • Iman Biyaldi (Eggplant Stuffed with Garlic, Tomatoes, and Parsley) • Chopped Romaine Salad with Scallions, Dill with Lemon-Garlic Citronette • Dolma Pilaf with Bulgur and Mint • Baklava with Rosewater and Pistachios. (Fish, wine and optional dairy will be used; wine will be served.)

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Instructor: Myra Kornfeld

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