On the last day of March, I was lucky enough to be invited by Aslı Mutlu to take part
in one of her cookery programs for Kent TV. While the production team Reyhan,
Hamdi and Sedat set up the cameras and microphone, Aslı and I sorted out the ingredients
and worked out how many dishes and utensils we would need.
I donned one of Aslı's handmade aprons. Reyhan took a few photographs and with
only the instruction not to talk while using the pestle and mortar, we were off. No rehearsing, no notes and no make-up because it hadn't occurred to me to take any along.
It was mildly nerve wracking but not as scary as I expected because Aslı, pro that she is, filled in all the gaps where I lapsed into silence. I have not yet plucked up the courage to view any more than the first few minutes of the programme, but I'm told it is 44 minutes long- a few glasses of something strong will be needed to get me to sit down and watch the whole thing all the way through.
Kent TV Cooking Video