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Links to Reads, November 2016
Oven-Baked Tandoori Bread | AZ Cookbook

Oven-baked tandoori bread we made in one of my baking classes.

Good bye (almost), November and welcome, December! And hello, friends! Hope you all had a wonderful time on Thanksgiving and are looking forward to the upcoming holidays. I’ve had a busy time and did a gazillion things this month, including holding book signing events, teaching cooking classes, celebrating my new award (Pomegranates and Saffron won the Best Books Award / Finalist – International Cookbooks), thinking about launching my own YouTube channel (yes, I really do want that to happen!), and reading a lot of cool articles online and offline.

So much going on! But let’s focus on what this post is about. So, may I present to you the November Links to Reads – top 10! Handpicked specially for you. Enjoy and don’t forget to click on “Read More” at the end for more cool links.

* Oh how much I love and crave Turkish street food! This article hits the spot – all about the amazing food one can find on the streets of Istanbul.

* 15 Americans and their Thanksgiving tables that speak of their heritage and culinary traditions they or their ancestors brought from faraway lands.

* Hear this –  It wasn’t humans who invented agriculture first. Surprise!

* When kids go vegan, parents go…crazy?

* Renowned chefs Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi – born in the same city, the same year, but meet in another part of the world where their careers take off.

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    Pumpkin Pie | AZCookbook.com with Feride Buyuran
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    This post was originally published on June 8, 2008 and is now updated. I have added a recipe video and tweaked the recipe for best results. ______ Mimosa Salad is a festive layered salad made with cooked vegetables and chicken, with its sour-cream-mayonnaise moistened top garnished with dill and eggs yolks to resemble mimosa flowers on snow. This unusual salad...
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    Homemade Pumpkin Puree | AZCookbook.com by Feride Buyuran
    This post was originally published on November 12, 2014 and is now updated. I have added a recipe video and tweaked the recipe for best results. ______ It’s that time of year again! Pumpkins are popping up everywhere and baking with them has started too! You’ve probably also spotted cans with pumpkin puree in your supermarket and plan on stocking...
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    Cardamom-Walnut Cookies (Mutekke) | AZCookbook.com
    This post was originally published on March  20, 2017 and is now updated. I have added a recipe video and tweaked the recipe for best results. ______ These tender Cardamom-Walnut Cookies hailing from Azerbaijan are especially popular on spring holiday Novruz, when they often adorn the khoncha, a holiday tray, along with other festive savory and sweet bakes, including the...
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