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  • Cuisine and Culture Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia, by Feride Buyuran
    Announcing My Cuisine and Culture Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia
    November 6, 2017
    Friends, I have some very exciting news to share! I am doing my first  Cuisine and Culture Tour to Azerbaijan and Georgia in July, 2018, and it is now open for registration. My award-winning cookbook, Pomegranates & Saffron: A Culinary Journey to Azerbaijan, is literally coming to life, with Georgia joining in! This is a unique opportunity and has never been offered in...
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  • Photo Tour - Part II
    Photo Tour – Part II
    October 18, 2013
    I am back to blogging! I returned from Azerbaijan a month and a half ago but have been buried in the work on my cookbook (we are almost there!), hence “abandoned” my blog for some time. Before you say “this girl always does that, I am outta here,” please pause and think about all the wonderful posts that are waiting...
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  • Photo Tour - Part I
    Photo Tour – Part I
    July 20, 2013
    Hello there! As I promised – the virtual photo tour to Azerbaijan is here! Here you will see places, faces, get a glimpse of the local culture, the nature, food, and many more. I took some of the pictures with my camera, while others (not of  the best quality) with my phone. Some pictures took a few minutes to take,...
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  • Hello from Azerbaijan!
    Hello from Azerbaijan!
    July 14, 2013
    Hello from  Azerbaijan! After 3 years, I am finally back here. I’ve been here for about a month already, staying in Baku with my family. The first couple of weeks were spent on a jet lag recovery, then I resumed my work on the book design and all things book related. Most of the time during the day I work...
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  • A Trip to Larchmont Farmers Market
    A Trip to Larchmont Farmers Market
    September 18, 2012
    This Sunday we made a trip to downtown Los Angeles to meet good friends, and one of them, my university friend Xue Mei, health conscious and farmers-market-lovin-kind-a-gal, took us to the nearby Larchmont Farmers Market where she goes every Sunday. It was awesome! The market is located in the charming Larchmont Village of Los Angeles. It is a lovely small...
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  • From San Diego with Love
    From San Diego with Love
    February 2, 2012
    No recipe this time, friends. I’ll be honest – I’ve given myself a short break from cooking up a storm on a daily basis. That break is much needed these days. But it is temporary and food will come back to this blog. This time I want to take you on a trip to one of California’s most beautiful cities,...
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  • Photo Essay from Azerbaijan
    Photo Essay from Azerbaijan
    September 13, 2010
    Hello, friends. I am back. It’s been long since we last chatted, hasn’t it? I hope you all had a wonderful summer! As to me, I had a great and busy one with my family and friends in Turkey and Azerbaijan. So much so that I rarely surfed the Internet and did anything online, including blogging, which is quite shameful,...
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