Top 10: Turkish Eats

globalstepperTaste Buds


Welcome to the first in the series of Taste Buds, showcasing a country’s delicious dishes. We start with:¬†Turkey.

 

ottoman map.jpg
With the Ottoman Empire Spanning far and wide, it’s easy to notice how much Turkish food has influenced and has been influenced by many cultures

turkish-eats



simit
Breakfast bagel aka. ‘the lifesaver’ is usually served with cheese & sold by street vendors and bakeries.

siskebap
Tender chunks of chicken, lamb or beef grilled on a stick.

kunefe
Heavy baked desert made with honey & cheese with pistachio nuts on top.

pide
Addictive boat shaped pizza that can be ordered in many sizes to suit any shaped belly or appetite.

turk-kahvaltisi
An excellent start to the day, Turkish Breakfast has a selection of fresh vegetables, fruit, cheese, olives… the list goes on.

durum
Handy on the go slow cooked meat & salad wrap.

lokum
Moreish soft sugary snack which comes in many flavours, aka. Turkish Delight.

manti
Delicious meat dumplings covered in yogurt, herbs and spice, aka. Turkish Ravioli

gozleme
Filling flatbread made out of yufka dough, usually with a cheese or potato filling.

borek
Crispy baked filo dough filled with either spinach, mince meat, cheese, aubergine and more.

 

  • We probably missed some, so why not write in with your own suggestions below

globalstepper

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *