Black Sea - EYBDigital Promotion

EYBD Title: Black Sea: Dispatches and Recipes, Through Darkness and Light. This title was published in the UK in November of last year and is being released in the US this month. 

Author: Caroline Eden

About the author: Caroline's first book was Samarkand one of my favorite books (see my interview with her and her co-author) who specializes in Central Asia and the Caucasus. She is a regular contributor to the travel, food and culture pages of many publications. 


Our takes you inside this title and features the following



What's to love:

  • the author's gift for the written word which spirits the reader away to the locales rich with history
  • stunning photographs of the people, landscapes, markets and dishes of Odessa, Istanbul and Trabzon
  • recipes that are approachable and inspiring and leave the cook and those who are gathered at their table satisfied
  • Black Sea is a magical journey that only writers such as Caroline Eden can provide 

What is EYBD

With EYBDigital, if you buy this title before September 30, 2019, you will have access to the full EYBD cookbook wherever you can access EYB after registering. To register visit this title's Registration Page (be sure you have a photo of your receipt or screenshot from your online order ready to upload). For those members who  purchased this at the time of its international release, please register as described above. If you have any questions, email

Once your purchase has been verified, this button will appear on the book on your Bookshelf next to the title and will take you to the digital access for this gorgeous book. For more information see our EYBD Page.

How the EYBDigital features appear:



Special thanks to the publisher for providing the materials for our preview above and for offering three copies of this book to EYB Members in the US, UK, AU and NZ. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you try first?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won't be counted. For more information on this process, please see our step-by-step help post. Be sure to check your spam filters to receive our email notifications. Prizes can take up to 6 weeks to arrive from the publishers. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends at midnight on July 6th, 2019.


  • sarahawker  on  5/21/2019 at 4:52 PM

    Bébé cake

  • bjamison01  on  5/21/2019 at 5:10 PM

    Italian Street polpette

  • LSanders  on  5/21/2019 at 5:22 PM

    Black sesame challah

  • Shelley.b  on  5/21/2019 at 6:17 PM

    Black sesame challah

  • drussell41  on  5/21/2019 at 6:24 PM

    Bulgur, grape and walnut salad!

  • ravensfan  on  5/21/2019 at 8:33 PM

    Breakfast polenta (Mamaliga)

  • DarcyVaughn  on  5/21/2019 at 8:40 PM

    Banker's fish soup

  • Scotsman61  on  5/21/2019 at 8:56 PM

    Black sesame challah

  • riley  on  5/21/2019 at 9:50 PM

    Red, hot and cool strawberries

  • stepspior  on  5/21/2019 at 11:20 PM

    Circassian chicken

  • Roxy12  on  5/22/2019 at 12:17 AM

    Citrus cured mackerel!

  • kmn4  on  5/22/2019 at 8:10 AM

    Yayla sutlaç...someday, I'll see you again, Turkey, but until then...

  • lapsapchung  on  5/22/2019 at 9:24 AM


  • Blackeyedsusans  on  5/22/2019 at 12:18 PM

    Bebe cake

  • tennyogirl  on  5/22/2019 at 3:35 PM

    Sweet tzimmes

  • HomespunHouse  on  5/22/2019 at 5:14 PM

    Odessan Coleslaw

  • TrishaCP  on  5/22/2019 at 9:23 PM

    Shepherds Bulz

  • hbakke  on  5/23/2019 at 11:24 AM

    Raspberry buttermilk tart

  • thecharlah  on  5/23/2019 at 8:12 PM

    Constanta ciorbă

  • demomcook  on  5/23/2019 at 9:14 PM

    Black sesame challah

  • EmilyR  on  5/23/2019 at 11:48 PM

    Poached apricots in rose water

  • JenjiRM  on  5/24/2019 at 2:46 PM

    Poached apricots in rose water!

  • Roosta  on  5/24/2019 at 6:23 PM

    Mark Twain's debauched ice cream

  • hrk  on  5/24/2019 at 6:33 PM

    Shepherd's bulz

  • Dendav  on  5/24/2019 at 6:38 PM

    Bebe cake.

  • ktpotat  on  5/24/2019 at 7:39 PM

    Banker's Fish Soup

  • kitchen_chick  on  5/24/2019 at 7:52 PM

    Black Sea börek

  • jmaccooks  on  5/24/2019 at 8:15 PM

    Herb flecked cornbread looks amazing!

  • lselke  on  5/24/2019 at 8:24 PM

    The bulghur, grape, and walnut salad sounds like a lovely summer dish.

  • lauriesk  on  5/24/2019 at 9:29 PM

    Circassian chicken

  • Bakersdozen  on  5/24/2019 at 11:54 PM

    I would try the Shepherd's bulz.

  • CheekySpouse  on  5/25/2019 at 1:26 AM

    Circassian Chicken

  • HelenAus  on  5/25/2019 at 2:05 AM

    Stuffed Peppers

  • ExploringTheTurkishKitchen  on  5/25/2019 at 3:51 AM

    Bulgar, grape & walnut salad sounds delightful & imagine would be very loved by my Turkish-in-laws.

  • luccio  on  5/25/2019 at 6:44 AM

    Raspberry Buttermilk Tart

  • BMeyer  on  5/25/2019 at 7:10 AM

    red hot and cool strawberries

  • mpdeb98  on  5/25/2019 at 8:46 AM

    Raspberry buttermilk tart

  • PeavineBlues  on  5/25/2019 at 10:07 AM


  • RickPearson54  on  5/25/2019 at 11:01 AM

    Stuffed peppers

  • Dannausc  on  5/26/2019 at 6:55 AM

    Casino potatoes

  • littleminxgirl  on  5/27/2019 at 1:13 AM

    My dad loves apricots, so the apricots in rose water

  • size_27  on  5/27/2019 at 5:17 AM

    Citrus cured mackerel with gherkins

  • maci234  on  5/27/2019 at 6:59 AM

    Circassian chicken

  • Pamyoungvb  on  5/27/2019 at 7:47 AM

    Monastery Soup

  • agreaves19  on  5/27/2019 at 10:15 AM

    Odessan Coleslaw

  • bopper  on  5/27/2019 at 1:28 PM

    Italian Street polpette

  • tinatwo1961  on  5/27/2019 at 4:22 PM

    Raspberry buttermilk tart

  • Sfgordon  on  5/27/2019 at 4:52 PM

    would love to try black sesame challah!

  • cookingwithboogie  on  5/28/2019 at 1:03 PM

    Afternoon zelnik pie

  • Isis1981uk  on  5/29/2019 at 9:59 AM

    The Mark Twain's debauched ice cream

  • silversand  on  5/29/2019 at 1:31 PM

    Baked sesame halva

  • NikkiPixie  on  5/30/2019 at 10:06 AM

    Sacred onion soup - how cool does that sound?

  • paulbing  on  5/30/2019 at 11:13 AM

    Raspberry Buttermilk Tart

  • jenmatt  on  5/30/2019 at 3:37 PM

    Black Sea beans

  • AnnaZed  on  5/31/2019 at 3:50 PM

    Another way with herring: herring and apple salad

  • GregH  on  6/1/2019 at 5:47 PM

    Trolley kebab

  • mhindle  on  6/2/2019 at 3:45 AM

    A Storm River salad

  • Judyfos  on  6/2/2019 at 6:38 AM

    Red hot and cool strawberries

  • bookmark77  on  6/3/2019 at 3:41 AM

    Stuffed peppers

  • bookmark58  on  6/3/2019 at 7:46 AM

    Banker's fish soup.

  • Sand9  on  6/3/2019 at 10:18 AM

    Herb Flecked Cornbread x

  • bookmark31  on  6/3/2019 at 5:33 PM

    Black sesame challah

  • leilx  on  6/3/2019 at 10:57 PM

    Monastery soup

  • mmask  on  6/3/2019 at 11:31 PM

    One way with herring: forgiving forshmak

  • jd5761  on  6/4/2019 at 8:05 PM

    Odessan Coleslaw for me

  • jtcook  on  6/6/2019 at 12:30 PM

    Breakfast polenta (Mamaliga)!

  • RuthHarwood  on  6/7/2019 at 1:34 AM

    Circassian chicken

  • popoff  on  6/7/2019 at 10:05 AM

    Shepherd's bulz

  • Kduncan  on  6/7/2019 at 3:16 PM

    Walnut candies

  • t.t  on  6/8/2019 at 1:45 AM

    Spicy lamb tartare (Çiğ köfte)

  • t.t  on  6/8/2019 at 1:46 AM

    Baked sesame halva

  • zeenie  on  6/8/2019 at 11:31 AM

    Red, hot and cool strawberries

  • Uhmandanicole  on  6/9/2019 at 2:27 AM

    Banker's fish soup!

  • lydiasa  on  6/12/2019 at 1:36 PM

    I would love to try the Potemkin cocktail

  • TammyDee  on  6/14/2019 at 10:10 PM

    Italian Street Polpette sounds delicious. I'd try that first.

  • dtremit  on  6/16/2019 at 10:27 AM

    What a beautiful cover! I love bigos, so I'd try "A bigos for Adam Mickiewicz" first.

  • mduncan  on  6/16/2019 at 11:26 AM

    Black Sea Börek

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