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KCRW Good Food

Feride Buyuran was interviewed by Evan Kleiman for KCRW’s Good Food. Recipe for Fresh Herbs Kuku was featured on the Good Food  Blog. 9 July 2016.



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Feride Buyuran’s publishing story and her “Pomegranates and Saffron” cookbook were featured by Jenn Campus. Yummie Nation Network (YNN) Podcast. 27 June 2016.



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Feride Buyuran was interviewed by Nancy Pearlman. Environmental Broadcast Radio. (Educational Communications). 13 December 2015.



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Feride Buyuran was interviewed with Andy Harris. Socal Restaurant Show. AM 830 KLAA. 16 May 2015.



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First Azerbaijani Cookbook Published in the U.S.” Voice of America. 9 July 2014.


AZ Cookbook in Press
AZ Cookbook was mentioned in a segment about Azerbaijan on BBC Radio Cornwall as the best source to get Azerbaijani recipes in English. May 2011.


AZ Cookbook in PressFeride was a guest on New World Radio‘s (WUST AM 1120, Washington D.C.) “Azerbaijani Hour.” 28 November 2010.


  • Feride was a guest on Vancouver Co-op Radio‘s (107.2 FM) “Odlar Yurdu Azerbaycan” Program.  29 January 2010.
  • Feride was a guest on Azerbaijan State Radio, 105 FM. 18 May 2012.




Saveur_logoSaveur listed AZ Cookbook among the “55 Great Global Food Blogs” in 2011. “This California-based blogger spends about half her posts on conventional American fare, but it’s the rich, beautiful Azerbaijani recipes that keep us coming back for more.”

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Levy, Faye and Levy, Yakir. “Celebrating Shabbat with Azerbaijani Flavors.” Jerusalem Post. 8 July 2016.


OC Register LogoKancigor, Judy. “Cuisine from Azerbaijan Draws from Multiple Regions.” OC Register. 30 June 2016.

Press TelegramEpstein Rice, Jennifer. “Long Beach Chef Showcases Recipes of Her Native Azerbaijan in New Cookbook.” Press Telegram. 18 February 2016.