Portrait of Holly

On tours and through her writing, lecturing, and cooking, Holly has introduced thousands of people to the delights of Turkey. Although she has focused on the arts and cuisines of the Muslim world, she has lived and worked in South Asia, Latin America, Africa, and Europe as well as in the Middle East. She firmly believes that sharing food and music transcends politics to facilitate cross-cultural understanding and respect.

Holly’s CV

For any traveller, whether he be the arm-chair type or the one who actually takes to the road, the powers of the printed word cannot be underestimated. Here’s a link to a very idiosyncratic assemblage of books, largely non-fiction, about Holly’s favorite part of the world. Holly has been a contributor to a few of them…