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Cooking Class – Saturday, October 3, 2015 – Detroit

TASM Women`s Branch Turkish Cooking Classes are back! You are cordially invited to the first session of the Turkish Cooking Classes. Come join us for the delicious food and friendly conversation! Please register by clicking here or replying to this e-mail or sending an e-mail to detroit@tasmich.org. You can find the details below.

Session 1 : Winter Preparations in Turkish Kitchen!

We will be preparing three winter food: Tomato Sauce (Turkish style), Mixed Pickles, Strawberry Jam.  

Tomato Sauce (Turkish style): Tomato sauce is one of the most important winter food for Turkish families. The tradition of preparing the tomato sauce is still very common among Turkish women. It is simple and easy to make. Turkish style tomato sauce is widely used in soups and main course in Turkish kitchen.    

Mixed Pickles: Mixed pickles are eaten much like other pickles: in small amounts to add flavor and to accent a meal. One of the most common types of eating mixed pickles in Turkish culture is with cooked bulgur (cracked wheat).  

Strawberry Jam: As a great element of breakfast culture, strawberry jam is one of the most popular jams in Turkish kitchen. Strawberry jam is mostly spread on a freshly baked Turkish bread!

Important Notes: Cooked  Bulgur (cracked wheat), mixed pickles and home-made plain yoghurt will be served after the class.

This is a hands-on cooking class. Ingredients and cooking materials will be provided at the event place. Each participant will be able to take part in the preparing/cooking process and take samples home.

Fee:          $15 /person (fee can be paid at the door on the event day)
When:      Saturday, October 3, 2015
Time:        2pm – 4pm
Where:     Balkan American Community Center  
                 1451 E. Big Beaver Rd. Troy, MI  48083
If you haven’t registered yet, please register by clicking here or replying to this e-mail or sending an email to detroit@tasmich.org.

Tomato Sauce (Turkish style):


Mixed Pickles:


Strawberry Jam: