Fevzi Ozdemeir holds onto Elif Market for the good memories

On initial appearance, Elif Market International Delicatessen appears like any other small business that sells cigarettes and chewing gums. But walking further into the narrow shop, on one side, behind the glass displays are a selection of cheese and cold meats ready to be sliced and sold by the kilo. On the other side, shelves are neatly stacked, mainly with imported food products from Turkey, … Continue reading Fevzi Ozdemeir holds onto Elif Market for the good memories

Moving forward: Benay Aykin prevails old traditions

Born and bred as a Turkish-Australian who grew up in Auburn, Benay Aykin’s one mission in her job as a Flavours of Auburn cultural walking food tour guide is to help diffuse any negative impressions Sydneysiders have about the city’s very own little Turkish community. “I want to help bring people closer together, by letting others know that they shouldn’t be too scared to step … Continue reading Moving forward: Benay Aykin prevails old traditions