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Local Foods

Traditional Foods in Turkey

Local Foods
Kumpir (Baked Potato)

Kumpir is another form of street food and simply baked potato with a crisp outer skin and soft inside mixed with butter.

Corba (Soup)

The soup is a simple dish and very popular in Turkey. Most popular choices are lentiltomatoblack cabbage and sheep brain soup.

Pide or Lahmacun

Pide is a popular dish in turkey. A thin crust of pastry is covered with toppings like cheeseeggdiced meatchicken and put it into a high heat stone oven. The equivalent western food is pizza. Another version which is lighter is Lahmacun. The both are traditionally served with fresh salad.

Kofte (Meatballs)

It is the turkish version of meatballs and sold in a wrap as street food or served on a plate with rice in restaurants. There are many different types of kofte like Cig Köfte which is raw meatballs.

Kebab

There are many varieties of Kebap which are Adana(spicy), Urfa(non spicy) and Beyti.

Adana and Urfa Kebapsa re hand kneaded seasoned lamb meat grilled on skewers.

Beyti is ground beef or lamb grilled on skewer, wrapped in lavas bread and topped with yogurt and tomato sauce.

We have more than 40 different types of kebabs in Turkey. Big skewers of rotating chicken or beef are cooked slowly before the cook slices stripes from the outside of the skewer, put them in a pastry wrap, and fills it with lettuceonions, and tomatoesKebab is delicious with Ayran which made of yogurt, salt and water.

Gozleme

Gozleme is a popular food which is sold at local restaurants. It is filled with a variety of fillings including spinachcheesepotatoesparsley and cooked on a large grill. You can have Ayran with Gozleme as well.

Menemen

You will not see Menemen on restaurant menus but most restaurants in old town will make it for you. It is quick and easy as well. Peppers, onions and tomatoes are fried in a pan and eggs are scrambled into the mixture. Finally It is served with bread.

Döner

It is pretty famous turkish dish all over the World. However it is totally different and one of the most delicious  food in Turkey. Döner comes in many forms such as Dürüm(wrapped in lavas bread), İskender(on the top of pide bread with yoğurt, tomato and butter).

Lahmacun

Lahmacun is called “Turkish Pizza”. However it has nothing to do with the Italian Pizza. It is a thin and crispy round of dough is topped with minced seasoned meat. You should eat it with squeeze of lemon and parsley.

Mantı

It is small handmade dumplings filled with minced meat whichare boiled and then served with yogurt and a sauce made with oil, paprika, mint and garlic.

Balık Ekmek

Balık Ekmek is one of Istanbul’s most iconic tourist snacks. It is a sandwich containing grilled fish, onions and salad.

Pide

It is delicious baked dough filled with many different ingredients from minced meat to spinach, eggs and sucuk and kuşbaşı (meat).

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