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The oldest cuisine of the world: Food Stories from Anatolia

October 23, 2019
Wednesday, 19:30–21.30
Attendance is free

King’s College London, Council Room, Strand Campus, King's College London


M Ömür Akkor (gourmet chef, traveller and food historian) reveals the story of the evolution of the food in Anatolia, from the Hittites to the Republic of Turkey.

You will hear about the culinary customs and traditions of Anatolia, home to the oldest known history of humanity.

Akkor was born in Kilis and has explored the culinary traditions of 81 cities in Turkey (part of his 250,000km for Turkish Cuisine project. He is the author of an award-winning book on Bursa cooking, quoted by Berrin Torolsan in her article on Tirit (Bread of Heaven, Cornucopia 54).

The talk will be given in Turkish, with simultaneous English translation.


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