About Me

Asli, the founder is a former travel executive. She comes from a family of tutors her great grandfather was a physics teacher and her grandfather was a Professor in Economics, her father still teaches at the naval accademy and she herself was a part time teacher at a University in Istanbul, she says “teaching is in my genes.” She spent some time in U.S.A and Belgium when she was groving up owing to her fathers diplomatic career. After a long career in Istanbul, running a travel company and a hotel she changed her life to become a chef in Bodrum. She has collected many recipes and stories while travelling all over Turkey and abroad and inherited many from her family members and now she used to run a well known restaurant in Bodrum and is willing to share what she has saved all her life and is trying to promote Turkish Cuisine to the world as much as she can. She is the co-founder of SlowFood Bodrum convivium and is trying to save ancient recipes in the area with her fellow members.

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