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Mentions & Press

  • Saveur listed AZ Cookbook among the 55 Great Global Food Blogs.
  • Saveur listed AZ Cookbook among the Best of the Web.
  • A Journey Around the World Through Cakes: Zebra Cake. Desserts Magazine, Issue 4.
  • Contributed recipe (Granaatslaai met vars koljanderblare; in Afrikaans) and photography to South African Die Burger newspaper. April 29, 2009.
  • Contributed recipe for Cardamom-Ricotta Cookies (Kardemom-en-Ricotta-Koekies; in Afrikaans) to South African Die Burger newspaper. February 18, 2009.
  • Her xalqin metbexinin ozunemexsus gozelliyi var (in Azerbaijani). Paritet newspaper. August 6, 2008.
  • Interview in “Feasting With Farida: Explore Azerbaijani Culinary Delights” by Deepa Pant. Arab Times. July 6, 2008.
  • Mentioned in “Tasting Two Cultures in One Bite”. Turkish Daily News. March 21, 2008.
  • Stuffed Cabbage Rolls. MagAZine. December 15, 2011.
  • Shami and Wheat Berry Salad. MagAZine. February 2, 2012.
  • Bake Your Own “Banana” Pastries. MagAZine. November 13, 2012.
  • Mentioned in Zerkalo newspaper (in Russian): “Nashi v Amerike: Pro Samoye Udivitelnoye Vremya Goda.” By Aziza Vezir-Seidova. March 19, 2011.
  • Featured in Passage Magazine (in Russian): “Po Tu Storonu Zemli: Feride Buyuran.” July, 2011.
  • Featured in Azerbaycan Qadini magazine (in Russian): “Jajda Jizni.” November, 2011.
  • Mentioned in a segment about Azerbaijan on BBC Radio Cornwall. May, 2011.
  • Guest at Azerbaijani Hour Program. New World Radio station (WUST AM 1120),Washington D.C. November 28, 2010.
  • Guest at Odlar Yurdu Azerbaycan Program. Vancouver Co-op Radio (107.2 FM). Vancouver, Canada. January 29, 2010.
  • Guest at Gel Seherim program. Azerbaijani State Radio, 105 FM. May 18, 2012.
  • Interviewed by A Merried World: Edible Lives: Farida’s Azerbaijani Cookbook.
  • Interviewed by Leyla’s Room: The World’s Got Talent: AZ Cookbook.
  • Interviewed by Women’s Forum: Azeris Abroad.
  • Interviewed by Fabric of Living: Fabulous Foodie Inspiration.
  • Interviewed by Femina: Foodbytes – The Caspian Cook.
  • Interviewed by Food Lovers Website: Let’s Meet Feride From AZ Cookbook.
  • Interviewed by Scary Azeri: Introducing Feride – The Goddess of Azeri cuisine.
  • Interviewed by Metbex Couture: Foodie.
  • Interviewed by Dervish Travellers Blog: Unexpected Travel Experience In Azerbaijan.
  • Mentioned by Fondo de Olla (Argentina).
  • Escoffier Online Culinary Academy Student Spotlight: Blog to Table Cooking.
  • Walnut-Stuffed Turkey recipe featured on

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