Best 25 Turkish Foods

Yatık Döner - Traditional Cag Kebab
Yatık Döner - Traditional Cag Kebab

Turkish cuisine is one of the richest cuisines of the world. It is influenced by many cultures from Middle Asia to Europe, Africa to Arabia. Turkish cuisine is a gift of this cultural exchanges and historical heritage from ancient civilizations. It’s very hard to list Best 25 Turkish Foods, let’s start

Soups:

25- İşkembe and Kelle Paça Soup

işkembe - Tripe Soup - image courtesty http://www.biriskembe.com
işkembe – Tripe Soup

24- Mercimek Red Lentil Soup

23- Beyran

Beyran Soup
Beyran Soup

 

 

22- Tarhana Soup

Tarhana Soup
Tarhana Soup

 

Street Foods

21- Kokoreç

Kokoreç -Grilled sheep's intestines
Kokoreç -Grilled sheep’s intestines

20- Balık Ekmek

Balık Ekmek - Fİsh Sandwich - https://www.flickr.com/photos/janodecesare/5377521777
Balık Ekmek – Fİsh Sandwich – https://www.flickr.com/photos/janodecesare/5377521777

19- Tavuk Pilav

Tavuk Pilav - Chicken and Rice
Tavuk Pilav – Chicken and Rice

18- Midye

Midye Dolma - Stuffed mussels
Midye Dolma – Stuffed mussels

Originals: 

17-  Muhlama

Mıhlama - İmage source: https://www.tripadvisor.com/LocationPhotoDirectLink-g652371-d6678334-i101113927-Meroli-Artvin_Artvin_Province_Turkish_Black_Sea_Coast.html
Mıhlama – İmage source: https://www.tripadvisor.com/LocationPhotoDirectLink-g652371-d6678334-i101113927-Meroli-Artvin_Artvin_Province_Turkish_Black_Sea_Coast.html

16- Su Böreği

Su Böreği - Pasta with cheese parsley filling
Su Böreği – Pasta with cheese parsley filling – image courtesy www.asliborek.com.tr

15- Menemen

Menemen - Turkish style scrambled eggs with chopped onions, tomatoes and sliced green peppers
Menemen – Turkish style scrambled eggs with chopped onions, tomatoes and sliced green peppers

14- İçli Köfte

İçli Köfte - Stuffed meatballs
İçli Köfte – Stuffed meatballs

Dishes:

13- Etli Sebzeli Güveç:

Meat and Vegetable Hotpot (Güveç)
Meat and Vegetable Hotpot (Güveç)

12- Mantı

Aqueus Mantı
Aqueus Mantı

 

11- Dolma

Stuffed Green Peppers
Stuffed Green Peppers

10- Karnıyarık

Karniyarik - Stuffed Eggplants (Aubergines) with ground lamb - image source: http://www.ardaninmutfagi.com/
Karniyarik – Stuffed Eggplants (Aubergines) with ground lamb – image source: http://www.ardaninmutfagi.com/

9- Tas Kebabı

Tas Kebab - Image source: nefisyemektarifleri.com
Tas Kebab – Image source: nefisyemektarifleri.com

8- Ciğer

Tava Ciğer - Fried Liver - Image source: harbiyiyorum.com
Tava Ciğer – Fried Liver – Image source: harbiyiyorum.com

7- Köfte

Classic Turkish meatballs
Classic Turkish meatballs

6- Kuru Fasülye

Turkish Beans in Stew
Turkish Beans in Stew

 

Turkish Pizzas

5- Pide

Pide - Turkish Pizza
Pide – Turkish Pizza

4- Lahmacun

Lahmacun
Lahmacun

Döners and Kebabs

3- İskender Kebap

Iskender Kebab - Buttered
Iskender Kebab – Buttered

2- Şiş Kebabs

Mixed Shis Kebabs -Lamb -Adana -Chicken and Aubergine Kebabs
Mixed Shis Kebabs -Lamb -Adana -Chicken and Aubergine Kebabs

1- Döner Kebab

Yatık Döner - Traditional Cag Kebab
Yatık Döner – Traditional Cag Kebab

 

 

 

Bonus: Deserts

 
 

And after meal, do not forget to have a Turkish Coffee.

Turkish Coffee Kit

 

Bon Appétit! Afiyet Olsun.

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