What’s on

“Stories On Our Plate (SOOP) warmly invites you to it’s sixth monthly fundraiser supper club of the ongoing series with guest chef Irem Aksu. The evening showcases the unique culinary heritage of Istanbul, with her recipes inspired by her upbringing in the city.” Event details here

“Many people also don’t realise that there’s a really rich seafood culture in Istanbul.” Munchies Vice interview link is here

The 40 Hills Of Istanbul Party – at 40FT brewery on the 15th of April. I will be curating a collection of historically and modern cuisine from Istanbul.  Event page here 

One Night in Za’atari event of OXFAM UK at the Vinyl Factory, Soho See event gallery

HOPS, SUCUK & EKMEK at 40ft Brewery: Sucuk-ekmek (Turkish sausage and bread) paired with Serefe IPA See event gallery

Topik London’s founder and chef Irem Aksu with The Syrian Supper Club are holding another sell-out event in February. More details here

Armenian Supper Club at e5 Bakehouse • a pomegranate odyssey from Istanbul to Yerevan More details here 

ingredients of Armenian stuffed mackerel, illustrated by Vaso Michailidou for Root+Bone

Irem’s short piece “Long Past, Lost Legacy – foods of the other Turkey” is in the new issue of Root+Bone magazine

Topik pop-up dinner for a new documentary on women rights  Read the full story

Topik launched at dis/placed exhibition Read the full story

foods from the other Turkey

Topik Meze from the Armenian Cuisine of Turkey
Stuffed Cooked Mussels from the Greeks of Istanbul
Aniseed Biscuits from the Sephardic Jews Cuisine of Turkey

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