Mangal II: Stories and RecipesFerhat and Sertaç Dirik, with a foreword by Action Bronson

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The debut cookbook from the landmark East London restaurant, showcasing a collection of contemporary Turkish recipes

Discover the food and stories of Mangal II, one of London’s most vibrant food destinations, thanks to the dynamic vision of the Dirik brothers. Following in the footsteps of their father, the Turkish chef Ali Dirk who immigrated to London and opened the UK’s first ocakbasi, Mangal I, in 1994, his sons have modernised Anatolian cuisine for the 21st century.

Through heartfelt essays about the food, creativity, and legacy of the restaurant and     more than 60 original recipes, readers discover delicious signature recipes such as Cull Yaw Köfte with Grilled Apple Sauce, Grilled Chickpea Hummus, Sourdough Pide, Mushroom Manti, and Tahini Tart – all by Sertaç Dirik, one of the most talented chefs of his generation. A foreword by Action Bronson further tells the story of the one-of-a-kind foodie destination beloved by devoted locals and restaurant fans from around the world.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 270 × 205 mm (10 5/8 × 8 1/8 in)
  • Pages: 248 pp
  • Illustrations: 90 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9781838668495

Ferhat Dirik , the managing director of Mangal II, took the reins of the family business and, together with his brother Sertaç Dirik, reinvented the restaurant to critical acclaim. His irreverent Twitter account, widely regarded as one of the most original voices on social media, has amassed more than 80,000 followers. Sertaç has already been hailed as one of the UK’s most exciting rising stars, having been recognized as ‘Young Chef of the Year 2022’ (Observer Food Monthly) and ‘London’s Brightest’ (TimeOut, 2022).

Ariyan Arslani, professionally known as Action Bronson, is an American rapper, songwriter, chef, wrestler, and television presenter.