List of Turkish culinary goodies

Visit Turkey and enjoy the most tasty dishes such as:

  1. Ayva kebabı - kebabs with quince.
  2. Künefe - traditional Turkish dessert with soft padding cataif cheese, served hot and topped with minced pistachios.
  3. Mantı - dumplings with meat and yogurt sauce with garlic.
  4. Omaç, - breaded vegetables, cheese and bread.
  5. Sutlac – rice with milk in Turkish style.
  6. Cacik or manti - are prepared with yogurt.
  7. Buğulama – is a fish prepared in a pot with lid and served with lemon and parsley.
  8. Dolma - pine nuts and currants in vine leaves or vegetable.
  9. Okum - traditional Turkish dessert with honey, rose and jasmine.
  10. Baklava - is made with walnuts or pistachios
  11. Ayran – is one of the best known Turkish drinks - yogurt mixed with water and salt.


Good to know:

  • An important role in the Turkish cuisine plays the eggplants, which are combined with minced meat in kebabs and moussaka.
  • The main ingredients in Turkish cuisine are beans, tomatoes, peppers, eggplants.
  • In dessert are used walnuts, pistachio nuts and almonds.
  • Turkish cuisine is using a variety of herbs and spices such as fennel, paprika, black pepper, oregano, peppermint, thyme.
  • Yogurt accompanies almost all the time the main meals.






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