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.


Your Comment

  1. Exciting and lovely site……..

  2. Hello.Farida khanum thank You for sharing these repices.i copy them and sharing on, haqqinizi halal edin :))
    thank you again!

  3. Well this blog certainly deserves every single one of those awards. Your recipes and pictures are amazing. I’m become an instant fan…

  4. Hi Farida, I am still here and I love it,

  5. Love your recipes & very detailed description with pictures!
    Well done!
    I am looking for the recipe for “Keta”. If you have any to share, I’d so appreciate!


  6. Hi,
    I’m currently working on an online exhibition of various Azeri Artifacts for the Karabakh Foundation.
    Would you be interested in a collaboration on the foods section?
    Please email with a response.

  7. please let me know when your book will be ready. I can not wait. God bless you , My grand mother was from Bucko.I love to have your cooking book . I allready cook Azarbaijan food but nothing like you . Good luck, Let me know. Love Zizi