Tahini and Leblebi Swirl Brownies

Tahini and Leblebi Swirl Brownies

April 12th, 2018  | Category: Brownies, Chocolate, Cookbook


Brownie recipes are among the easiest to make gluten-free. As the flour plays no essential role (many recipes have none at all), you can freely substitute it with an array of gluten-free alternatives. I’m sure you’ve seen several versions, but have you tried brownies made with sarı leblebi flour? Sarı leblebi refers to double-roasted hulled chickpeas (leblebi) that are yellow (sarı). It is a beloved Turkish snack, available ...

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Pistachio and Matcha Sablés from The Artful Baker

Pistachio and Matcha Sablés from The Artful Baker

October 22nd, 2017  | Category: Cookbook, Cookies


I can't believe the accolades I've received for the Sour Cherry & Almond Upside-Down Cake recipe video from The Artful Baker! I'm thrilled to hear that you liked it so much and very excited to share the second video. This one is for Pistachio and Matcha Sablés, cookies I gifted to my baking hero, Nick Malgieri, the first time I met him in İstanbul. Hope you like it!

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The Artful Baker is out!

The Artful Baker is out!

October 17th, 2017  | Category: Cookbook


The Artful Baker is finally out for you to bake from! I've been waiting impatiently for this day to arrive for almost two years now! It feels like yesterday, but I started working on the Turkish edition of The Artful Baker over 7 years ago. Following four and a half years of hard work, it was published in 2014. Right after the book tour and then a short ...

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The Artful Baker book tour

The Artful Baker book tour

October 16th, 2017  | Category: Cookbook


I can't believe there is only one day left until the publication of The Artful Baker! I'm beyond excited to share my stories and recipes and can't wait to meet you in person. I’ll be embarking on a book tour in New York and San Francisco. I hope you'll stop by to say hello if you're in the area. Below are the confirmed events so far. Please RSVP via ...

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Sour Cherry & Almond Upside-Down Cake From The Artful Baker

Sour Cherry & Almond Upside-Down Cake From The Artful Baker

October 13th, 2017  | Category: Cakes, Cookbook


In celebration of my book's upcoming release (out on Tuesday!), I'd like to share the video I've created for my favorite recipe in the book: Sour Cherry & Almond Upside-Down Cake. Considering that there is a chocolate cake using over a pound of chocolate (page 144), passion fruit caramels that make me weak in the knees (page 274), and several ice creams that I can’t live without, "my ...

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