This Sunday, May 23rd we will be hosting a virtual tour of Istanbul and the Aegean. We have brought together 20 food and wine professionals to give you insights into this dynamic region.
This program is designed for anyone that loves food and travel and enjoys digging into the culture of a region by connecting with its people.
The Mystical Milieu of Herbs and Spices: Chef Ferda Erdinc, founder of Zencefil Restaurant, an iconic vegan restaurant in the heart of Istanbul.
Wine Destination into the Aegean – Bilge Bengisu Ogunlu, Owner of Urlice Winery, Wine-Route Entrepreneur & Bilge Yamen, Owner of Yedibilgeler Winery & Estate-Hotel; encouraging tourism, these two entrepreneurs are bringing international attention to wines produced in the Aegean, using sustainable terroir driven approaches.
Catch of the Day, Aegean Fish: Chef Ahmet Guzelyagdoken, producer of the İzmir Gourmet Guide, will lead us through the Izmir kitchen through local fish.
A Sweet Tooth for Tradition, Puddings and Ice Cream: Priscilla Mary Isin, author & researcher will take us through the heritage of Istanbul’s desserts in an interview with Ersin Peya, Owner Dondurmacci Ice Cream Shop