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Appears in
The Cuisine of Life: Recipes and Stories of the New Food Entrepreneurs of Turkey

By Center for International Private Enterprise

Published 2019

  • About

As the story goes, aşure was invented when the cook in Noah’s ark gathered all of the dwindling ingredients left after floating along for several months, combining a little of this and that to create a delicious dish that was shared with everyone. Even though it was the last food left, it was shared and enjoyed by all — for that reason, aşure symbolizes sharing and is made in large batches for just that purpose. For Yelda, aşure also contains hope, as all broken things do; by sharing aşure,