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Mary Isin

Mary Isin has lived in Turkey since 1973. She has translated over 150 books on Turkish history, culture, and archaeology, and in 1983 she started researching Ottoman cuisine and learned Ottoman Turkish so as to be able to read old cookbooks. She is the author of The Turkish Kitchen and a forthcoming encyclopedic dictionary of Ottoman cuisine.


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Sherbet and Spice
The Complete Story of Turkish Sweets and Desserts

I.B. Tauris
One hundred sculpted sugar lions, baklava the size of cartwheels a thousand layers thick, helva made in memory of the dead, rose jam in a hundred pots of...
Mary Isin

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