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A Turkish Food Journey



Please join us Saturday June 24th from 11:00 – 2:00 for a signing and tasting from the newly released cookbook  Tree Of Life.

Meet local Stockton author Joy E. Stocke, hear first hand about her adventure through Turkey and taste some of the awesome recipes from her travels.  The book is filled with beautiful photography, all still life images by Jason Varney, food photographer based in Philadelphia.


A bit about the book:
Based on the memoir Anatolian Days and Nights, Tree of Life presents more than 100 accessible recipes inspired by Turkish food traditions found in the authors’ travels. These thoughtful adaptations of authentic dishes draw on readily available ingredients while featuring traditional techniques. Recipes include Circassian Chicken, Carrot Hummus with Toasted Fennel Seeds, Spice-Route Moussaka, Weeknight Lamb Manti, Stuffed Grape Leaves, and Black Sea Hazelnut Baklava, and so much more.

About the Author:
Joy E Stocke, a career journalist, is co-founder and editor-in-chief of the online literary magazine Wild River Review. Her essay on Turkish-American food appears in the Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America. She lives in Stockton, New Jersey.

Angie Brenner, a former independent bookseller specializing in travel covers West Coast editorials for Wild River Review.


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