Kumra started out in a school kitchen holding cooking classes for some friends. Word spread quickly, and the seed for what was to grow into a family business was sown. Kumra arrived in Norway with her parents and siblings when she was only eight years old. “I developed a passion for food as my mum taught me how to prepare the best food the traditional way,” she explains. She even dreamed of food at night. “The idea of setting up my own business came from meeting a dreams psychologist, who encouraged me to take my dreams seriously, ” she continues.