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Turks ‘throw away 26m tonnes of food a year’

PEOPLE in Turkey throw away 26 million tonnes of food every year, the head of an anti-waste lobby group has said. The startling figure was revealed by Aziz Akgül, chairman of the Turkey Waste Reduction Foundation [Türkiye İsrafı Önleme Vakfı], in a story published by the Anadolu news agency. The amount lost or wasted every […]

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Selin Kiazim hoping for more success on this year’s Great British Menu

  The new series of Great British Menu is upon us, and after opening with three leading culinary talents from the North East, the second week moves to the London and South East heat, which features Selin Kiazim. Last year, Kiazim’s Turkish-inspired muhallebi dish Honouring Venus Rosewater Champions was the winning dessert on Great British Menu […]

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TRNC officials seize toxic tomatoes and peppers following lab tests

  Tests conducted by North Cyprus’ Department of Agriculture between 27 April and 3 May 2018 found the levels of pesticides used on most imported and home-grown produce, such as peppers, strawberries and tomatoes, to be within legally acceptable levels. However, 6% of the produce failed their toxicity tests. A list issued by the Department […]

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Selin Kiazim’s muhallebi dessert at Wimbledon Championships banquet after winning Great British Menu

  Tonight, BBC 2 will televise Selin Kiazim as she serves her spectacular dessert at a dinner celebrating 140 years of the iconic Wimbledon Championships. Her Turkish-inspired dish Honouring Venus Rosewater Champions, described by former British tennis champion Annabel Croft as “one of the most beautiful puddings I have ever had”, beat seven other desserts […]

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Selin Kiazim competes in a new series of Great British Menu on BBC2

  Selin Kiazim is a rising star on the London food scene and this week she goes head-to-head against two other talented young chefs for the 12th series of BBC 2’s Great British Menu. The young Turkish Cypriot chef will be vying for a place in the finals where winning dishes will feature on this […]

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Selin Kiazim on today’s episode of Saturday Kitchen on BBC1

A Turkish Cypriot chef will be appearing on BBC 1’s weekly food show Saturday Kitchen this morning. Selin Kiazim, tipped as “one of London’s hottest up-and-coming chefs”, will be appearing alongside programme host James Martin, fellow top chef Bryn Williams and an as yet unrevealed celebrity guest. The show starts at 10am. The long-running weekend […]

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Selin Kiazim’s Medjool date butter now on sale in Selfridges

A creamy, new date butter created by a talented young Turkish Cypriot chef is being launched at Selfridges. From today, Selin Kiazim’s luxury Medjool Date Butter will be available for purchase exclusively from the department store’s Food Hall. The date (or hurma in Turkish) is one of the oldest cultivated fruits in the world, with […]