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Gülden Özdemir

Gülden Özdemir

Born and raised in Izmir, Gülden started exploring the backstreets of Izmir as a child with her mother and Izmir's rugged outback with her father, a botanist and hunter. From her mother she learned where to find the best local products in the market and how to cook them. From her father she gained knowledge of the wild herbs that are a unique feature of Izmir's cuisine. Her favorite food is lokma and helva which she enjoys to cook to her family and her friends.

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