By Faten Omar


KUWAIT: On the celebration of Turkish Food 7 days, Turkish Ambassador to Kuwait Tuba Nur Sonmez hosted community media representatives to taste conventional Turkish foods at her home. The ambassador on the importance of cultural exchange to boost communication and mutual comprehending, pointing out that meals is one particular of the most distinguished characteristics of peoples’ tradition, simply because it is a component of their daily life.

The Turkish Ambassador stuffs Manti (Hengel), dumplings generally served with a yogurt and butter sauce.

Sonmez indicated the Turkish Meals Week will present distinct and assorted flavors from May possibly 21-27, held in its 2nd year. “Turkish cuisine is prosperous in internationally identified tasty dishes, which are very demanded in different countries of the globe. The Turkish Food items Week is an possibility to introduce much more Turkish dishes with unique flavors,” she claimed.

Sonmez mentioned the weeklong function options special recipes from timeless Turkish cuisine, though highlighting the sustainability of an age-old culinary custom the place pots have been boiling with the philosophy of zero waste for millennia, pointing out that Turkish delicacies is normally squander-free of charge, with recipes that use each individual ingredient of each item and stand out with a sustainable structure. Meals are well prepared without wasting components, and tables are laden with therapeutic specialties, she extra.

KUWAIT: Turkish gals prepare food stuff as portion of the occasion hosted by Turkish Ambassador to Kuwait Tuba Nur Sonmez. — Photographs by Yasser Al-Zayyat

Sonmez discovered that this year’s distinctive menu is composed of local dishes from the cuisine of Hatay that are involved in the UNESCO Innovative Towns Community in gastronomy. “Featuring more than 650 dishes, Hatay’s gastronomy is a Mediterranean delicacies characterized by clean vegetables, good quality olive oil and legumes and cereals. Hatay’s delicacies, showcased in this year’s international activities, incorporates flatbread with pink pepper paste, olive salad, hummus, kisir (fine bulgur salad), oven-baked kebap and kunefe (dessert with cheese),” she defined.

The Turkish ambassador pressured the worth of food diplomacy in bringing peoples with each other, as it is an helpful mechanism in spreading lifestyle and resolving issues, noting the Kuwaiti persons know Turkish cuisine since Turkey is just one of the beloved vacationer destinations for Kuwaitis, in addition to the presence of close to 70 Turkish places to eat in Kuwait, alongside with motels that offer you well-known Turkish food stuff.