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Feride Buyuran at the Library of CongressFeride Buyuran speaks about Azerbaijani cuisine, its culture and history, at the Library of Congress. March 15, 2017.

Feast in the Caucasus: Azerbaijani & Georgian Food & Culture Night  (Click to RSVP)

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 6 PM to 10 PM
Long Beach, CA, private residence


Lecture and Food Tasting for Home Economists

Private event
Saturday, November 6, 2017

Azerbaijani Dinner & Culture Night

Saturday, June 17, 2017, 6 PM to 10 PM
Long Beach, CA, private residence

Lecture and Food Tasting for Bowers Museum Collectors Council

Private event
Sunday,  June 17, 2017, 2 PM to 4 PM

Book Signing

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 7 PM
Azerbaijan Cultural Society of Northern California
San Jose, CA

Presentation and Book Signing

Thursday, March 16, 2017, 12 PM – 1 PM
World Bank
Washington, DC 20540

Presentation and Book Signing 
(video here)

Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 12 PM – 1 PM
Library of Congress
The African and Middle Eastern Division Reading Room
LJ – 220, Thomas Jefferson Building
10 First St. SE
Washington, DC 20540
Free and Open to Public

Baking Class in South Bay School of Cooking

Sunday, February 5, 2016, 10 AM
Redondo Beach, CA

Book Signing

Sunday, November 20, 2016, 11 AM to 12  PM
Westchester Farmer’s Market
Gatsby Books Pop-Up Bookstore
6200 87th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Book Signing

Sunday, November 20, 2016, 3 to 5  PM
Gatsby Books, Long Beach, CA

Lecture – The Food of Azerbaijan: From the Silk Road to Today (video here)

Saturday, September 10, 2016, 10:30 AM
Los Angeles Central Library, Taper Auditorium

Book Presentation and Food Tasting

June 22, 2016
Melissa’s Produce, Los  Angeles, CA

Azerbaijani Cooking Class

June 5, 2016
With Mike Benayoun, Stage + Table, Santa Monica, CA

Lecture – A Culinary Journey to Azerbaijan

April 16, 2016
Pacific Palisades Public Library

Guest Speaker

August 18, 2015
Rotary Club, Baku, Azerbaijan

Gourmand Cookbook Award

June 9, 2015
Yantai, China

Book Signing

March 29, 2015
Residence of the Turkish Consul in Los Angeles, CA

Book Signing

December 13, 2014
Gatsby Books, Long Beach, CA

Feride Buyuran Book Signing Event

Book signing at Gatsby Books, Long Beach, CA. December 13, 2014.