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>> Whipping up lentil soup in her kitchen, Gulverine a mother of two, is preparing a meal. Not for a friend or relative, but for a busy professional across the city. She's one of an army of cooks, working with a new delivery service in Istanbul, which could do to take aways what Airbnb did to hotels.
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Mama Me connects hungry workers with a little taste of home by zipping a mother's cooking straight to your door. The website telling customers if you're missing mom's food, you're in the right place.>> With the food ready to go, it'll now be delivered to a nearby office. On average, these home cooked meals feed six to eight people, and Gruvan is one of 75 women cooking for people all over Istanbul.
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The mothers tend to work three to four days a week, a chance for many to make some extra cash by throwing a few more pots on the stove for lunch and dinner.
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> I put in a lot of of orders at the office because it's cooked by a mother and we're literally eating a mother's meal.
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This is also a big support for my family when I'm out of town. I order meals in high numbers when I invite friends over and it's a great support for me as a working mother.>> The founder of Mama Me says the mothers really get to know the customers, sometimes, slipping them notes or a little sweet treat.
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>> Eve Rim hopes to one day expand to Europe. With Germany's big Turkish population, a first target for 2018.