A Culinary Journey to Azerbaijan with Feride Buyuran
Join us at the Pacific Palisades Library for “A Culinary Journey to Azerbaijan” with Feride Buyuran!
This lecture explores the food of Azerbaijan, the largest country in the Caucasus region, within its historical, social, and cultural context. The speaker highlights the role of the Silk Road in the formation of the traditional cuisine and the dramatic impact of the Soviet Era on the food scene in the country. Traditions, holidays, festivities, and food rituals will also be covered.
About the Speaker:
Feride Buyuran is the author of the award-winning “Pomegranates & Saffron: A Culinary Journey to Azerbaijan” and the food writer behind the blog – www.AZcookbook.com where she shares recipes and stories from her native Azerbaijan and beyond. Feride holds BA and MA degrees in English and Literature from the University of Languages in Baku, Azerbaijan and an MBA from California State University, Long Beach.
Free and open to the public.