Yasemen Kaner-White

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Yasemen Kaner-White with her inquisitive and international spirit, thrives on diversity. Her English-Cypriot heritage and passion for travel have fostered her love of the experiential aspects of the cuisines of the world as has her insatiable curiosity for the unique stories behind the creation of the recipes. Yasemen relishes expanding her understanding of various cultures, paradigms – and especially unique tastebuds!
Exuberant and ever eloquent, Yasemen takes pleasure in presenting her experiences in a fun, creative and accessible way. Yasemen has a background in media, as a TV and radio broadcaster in Cyprus. Lemon Compendium is her first book. She continues to travel, embracing new characters and scenarios along the way, whilst waiting for the next topic to inspire her and give birth to a brand new book for you to enjoy.
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Treat your palate in Patara

Being half Turkish Cypriot, I have a vested interest in learning as much as I can about …

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Cuisine Scene in South Africa

South Africa

My To Eat List

Bobotie – considered the national dish, fruity curried mince with an egg custard …

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Turmeric is the totally natural answer…

Tremendous Turmeric

Ingested
*Anti-inflammatory
*Calms nerves
*Purifies and cleanses the body
*boosts immunity
*Helps digestion and relieves gas

Topically used
*Exfoliating
*Antiseptic
*Spot prevention

I must confess fresh turmeric, …