I Miss Cooking Classes at the Raindrop Turkish House

I Miss Cooking Classes at the Raindrop Turkish House

EDITOR’S NOTE: Phyllis M Skoy’s newest novel, As They Are, takes place in Turkey and is a prequel to her award-winning novel, What Survives. In April 2022, What Survives will be re-released from Black Rose Writing, and As They Are will publish June 16, 2022. Sign up here to be the first to know when they are available for pre-order. Although I love making Turkish dishes at home, and I have the cookbooks and ingredients all here, I do miss the camaraderie of cooking together at the Turkish House in Albuquerque since the pandemic. Women are amazingly able to cook together, when they aren’t too possessive of the kitchen or they aren’t obsessed with making sure things are done exactly as they would do them. Chopping the tomatoes while someone else is chopping the...

Looking Back and Looking Forward

Looking Back and Looking Forward

My novel As They Are will take you back to Turkey. Look for it April 12, 2022, or get on the pre-order list now. I miss Turkey. My plans to go back, like the plans of so many others, have been interrupted by politics and the advent of the coronavirus. I miss the sights, the sounds, the people, the smells, the music. I envy those I know who have made the trip despite it all, but my immune system will not allow me to travel under the present circumstances. Now that my second novel in A Turkish Trilogy, As They Are, will be coming out April 2022, published by Black Rose Writing, I yearn for Turkey every day. I especially yearn for Turkish food that I do not have to cook myself. As They Are – Coming April 12, 2022FIND OUT MORE HERE Generous and ingenious, Fatma...

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