Ashley Altan

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Sapanca, Turkey
Mount Mary University
Seasonal Mediterranean Recipes, No Fancy Equipment, Non-alcoholic Elixirs
  • Ashley has won multiple prizes for her recipe development from companies such as Kikoman and Taste of Home's best innovative recipe.
  • Her photography has earned her two awards: first place for best-featured photography and one silver award.
  • Bizbize, the live Turkish news channel, featured her modern take on chocolate chip cookies, spaghetti, and meatballs.


Ashley is a food writer who lives on Turkey's Mediterranean coast, where she learned how to eat locally and seasonally, as well as how to preserve food when the season offers an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables. She has experience writing for both print and the web. She has worked at Static Media since 2023 and is now a Tasting Table recipe developer. She specializes in writing about food and healthy meals, and virtually all of her dishes can be made at home with no special equipment.


Ashley has a bachelor's degree in English, focusing on writing for new media.
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