Turkish and Italian heirs of olive oil meet at Istanbul festival
Organized by Nicole’s chef Aylin Yazıcıoğlu and writer Elvan Uysal Bottoni, who is also an olive oil taster, a gathering for a big celebration from producers to experts, from gastronomic students to chefs and all stakeholders of olive oil heritage will take place in Istanbul’s Tomtom Suites on May 5-6.
During the festival, local olive oils will be tasted by specialists and steps will be taken for the development of the olive oils of Anatolia, according to a release by the festival organizers.
Leading Turkish chefs will carry out cooking demos showcasing the place and further potential of our cuisine rich in olive oil.
Italian and Turkish producers will be present in mutual sharing in the discussions, according to the release.
After the events, all the participants will meet for a big celebration at the dinner famous Italian chefs will prepare.
The festival participants will also be treated to surprises such as a special exhibition of photographs by Sibel Kutlusoy and various delicacies, olive oil ice cream as an example.