KCRW Good Food’s Evan Kleiman Interviews Cookbook Author Feride Buyuran

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KCRW Good Food’s Evan Kleiman Interviews Cookbook Author Feride Buyuran

LOS ALAMITOS, CA, July11, 2016 – On July 9, 2016, Feride Buyuran’s interview with the host of Good Food Evan Kleiman aired on KCRW.

KCRW is a community service of Santa Monica College and is Southern California’s leading National Public Radio affiliate, featuring music, news, and cultural programs. The station’s locally produced content is distribution nationally, reaching 550,000 listeners weekly. KCRW’s Good Food is a weekly program hosted by Evan Kleiman, prominent chef, author, and speaker.

The interview explored the food of Azerbaijan within its historical and cultural context, including impact of the Silk Road and Soviet Union on the formation of the national cuisine, regional culinary differences, and recipes from Feride Buyuran’s book Pomegranates and Saffron.

To listen to the episode visit www.kcrw.com/news-culture/shows/good-food.

Pomegranates and Saffron: A Culinary Journey to Azerbaijan (AZ Cookbook, September 30, 2015, ISBN: 978-0-9961731-2-4, $42) is the first comprehensive English language cookbook on Azerbaijani cuisine published in the U.S. In the 336-page cookbook, readers can explore 200 tempting recipes for appetizers and salads, soups and stews, pasta, meat, vegetable and egg dishes, breads, saffron rice pilafs, aromatic drinks, and desserts, all adapted for preparation in a Western kitchen. Pomegranates and Saffron is the winner of 4 awards, including Gourmand World Cookbook Award (Best Eastern European Cookbook in U.S.), Gourmand Best in the World Award (Jury’s Choice), and Living Now Award (Silver Medal in Ethnic Cookbooks category), and National Indie Excellence Award (Winner in International Cookbooks category).

For more information please visit www.AZcookbook.com.

About the Author:

Feride Buyuran is the creator of AZCookbook.com, a popular food blog that features recipes and stories from Azerbaijan and beyond. Her passion for cooking and fond childhood memories led her to produce this book – her first – about the cuisine of her homeland. Feride has a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in English Philology from the State University of Languages in Azerbaijan. She also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from California State University.

To arrange an interview or media appearance with the author, or to request a review copy, contact Kathy Sparks – info@azcookbook.com, (562) 774-3144.


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