The Forgotten Tastes of Anatolia Masterclass with Chef Ali Açıkgül

Date:  Monday, 9 May 2022
Time: 6 – 8 pm
Fee: £30
Class Size: Min. 4 – Max.15 participants

In this masterclass, accomplished Chef Ali Açıkgül will take us on a journey through the history of Malatya cuisine, one of the leading players in Anatolian cuisine, and will build a bridge between the past and the present.

Chef Ali Açıkgül will revive the story of Anatolia’s “forgotten tastes” by combining geography, food, and childhood memories, and will bring the forgotten flavours to light.  

During this masterclass, Chef Açıkgül will demonstrate the preparation of two different Anatolian delicacies; Stuffed Cherry Leaves (Kiraz Yaprağı Sarması) prepared using the leaves of cherry trees picked in season and Sautéd Fruit Leather (Bastık / Pestil Kavurması)  made of mulberry fruit leather.

Come along and join in this journey at Yunus Emre Institute London, let your taste buds be tantalized by the unique flavour combinations of Anatolia and unearth the forgotten tastes of it with us! 

Allergen information: The recipe in this workshop may contain traces of wheat, fish, dairy, eggs, soy and nuts. Unfortunately, the original recipes cannot be modified to accommodate any substitutions or alterations. Please contact us before booking your course if you need further information about the ingredients. Kindly note that any food consumed is done so under your own risk.