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Turkish Cuisine Week celebrated in Dhaka

  • Diplomatic Correspondent
  • 27 May, 2022 12:00 AM
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Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Dhaka celebrated the inaugural Turkish Cuisine Week with an exciting evening of culinary adventure.

In this regard, Ambassador of Turkey in Bangladesh Mustafa Osman Turan hosted a special event on the embassy premises on May 24, which was attended by noted businessmen, young entrepreneurs, artistes and journalists.

Held for the first time this year from May 21 to 27, Turkish Cuisine Week aims to showcase Turkish dishes in their original glory. It is being celebrated across the world with events where meals are prepared with creative presentations by Turkey’s world-famous cooks.

Turkish Cuisine Week is a manifestation of the vision to promote the richness of Turkish cuisine to a global audience, said the Embassy. 

To that end, a gastronomy book titled ‘Turkish Cuisine with Timeless Recipes’ was recently published under the auspices of First Lady Emine Erdoğan.

The book features contributions from prominent chefs, academics, and experts; simultaneously, it draws attention to the famous Turkish cuisine and its waste-free, ecological, and sustainable characteristics.

In celebration, the Embassy of Turkey in Dhaka presented at a gala dinner titled Culinary Encounters some among the two hundred and eighteen recipes featured in the book by the talented Chef Levent Karahan, Executive Chef of Le Méridien, Dhaka.

Culinary Encounters hosted a diverse group of 60 distinguished guests including business people, artists, journalists, influencers and food bloggers. The partners of the event were Bengal Group, ICE Media Limited, Le Méridien Dhaka and Maasranga Television.

Turkish Cuisine week in Dhaka will end with a traditional Turkish breakfast at the Turkish Embassy residence today.