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Turkish Cuisine

Turkish Cuisine is the heritage of Ottoman cuisine. Different geographical regions in Turkey have different specialties. Bread is a main item in a Turkish meal.

The cuisines of Marmara, Aegean and Mediterranean regions are rich in vegetables, fish, mezes and herbs and also olive oil is the major type of oil for cooking in here.

The Black Sea region’s cuisine is rich in corn and anchovies.

Central Anatolia region’s cuisine is famous for its pastas such as manti, gozleme.

The South Eastern Anatolia and Eastern Anatolia regions’ cuisine is famous for its kebabs and dough based desserts such as baklava, kadayif etc.

Meze is a selection of food served as the appetizer course in Turkey. Turkish style mezes are numerous. The most famous ones are sarma, dolma, cacik, acili ezme, haydari etc…

Sarma: It is in English stuffed wine leaves and made with vine leaves cooked with olive oil and stuffed with a rice-spice mixture. It does not contain meat because it is served cold as a meze (appetizer).

Dolma: it means simply stuffed green bell pepper, eggplant, potato etc. It can be eaten either as a meze or a main dish and can be cooked either as a vegetable dish or meat dish.

Cacik: It is yoghurt mixed with cucumber, garlic, salt and olive oil.

Acili Ezme: It is hot spicy freshly mashed tomato with onion and green herbs.

Haydari: It is yoghurt mixed with garlic, salt, olive oil and chopped dill.

Cig Kofte: Bulgur (cracked wheat) is kneaded with chopped onions and water until it gets soft. Then tomato and pepper paste, different type of spices and very finely ground beef are added.

This absolutely fatless raw mincemeat is treated with spices while kneading the mixture, which is said to cook the meat. Lastly, green onions, fresh mint and parsley are mixed in it.

Icli kofte: It is a meatball that has been coated with a paste made of cracked wheat and meat and then fried in olive oil.

Imam Bayildi: it literally means Muslim priest fainted. It is said that a Muslim priest swooned with pleasure on tasting the imam bayildi. It is stuffed eggplant with onion, garlic, and tomatoes and then simmered in olive oil.

Traditional Turkish cuisine meals are also numerous. The most famous ones are kebab, karniyarik, pide, lahmacun, hundreds type of sea foods,

Kebabs: The typical Turkish meat item is Kebab. It is pieces of meat or vegetables grilled on a long thin stick, or slices of grilled meat served in pide bread with salad and some dressing.

Karniyarik: it is an eggplant stuffed with onions, garlic, tomatoes and mincemeat.

Pide: It is Turkish pizza. It is long thin bread covered with the topping of your choice such as cheese, spiced mince lamb and tomato, egg, small chunks of lamb in a spicy tomato or slices of spicy Turkish sausage etc...

Lahmacun: It is a spiced minced meat, onion and tomato topping. Lahmacun is the cheapest thing you can have for lunch.

Guvec: It is cooked in hotpots ceramic, cooking and serving in hotpots makes this meal special. Guvec is vegetables and/ or meat with spices, cooked together in an earthen pot called Guvec and cooked till done.

Desserts are also well known in Turkey especially baklava, kadayif etc…

Baklava: It is a very sweet dessert made of layers of flaky pastry filled with a mixture of ground nuts (mostly pistachios) and sugar; it is sliced, baked, and brushed with honey syrup.

Kadayif: it is oven baked shredded pastry with pistachio filling in thick syrup angel’s hair dessert.

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