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The Best Turkish Meatballs: Delicious and Mouth-Watering Flavors
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The Best Turkish Meatballs: Delicious and Mouth-Watering Flavors

Wherever you go, wherever you visit in Turkey, you will always come across delicious regional Turkish flavors. As you know pretty well, Turkish cuisine has numerous regional and traditional foods. However, Turkish meatballs always have a special place among any other flavor. There are many cities in Turkey that are famous for their meatballs. But…

Semolina Helva with Pine Nuts | Traditional Turkish Dessert
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Semolina Helva with Pine Nuts | Traditional Turkish Dessert

Semolina Helva, or helva in general, (as it’s known in Turkey — halvas in Greece, halva in the Middle East, and halwa in India and Pakistan) is a group of desserts based on either starch like flour or semolina, or nuts like sesame seeds. Yet, the dessert is one of the most traditional Turkish desserts and it is…

New Trend in Turkish Cuisine I: Lahmacun (Turkish Pizza) and Adana Kebab Meet on the Same Plate
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New Trend in Turkish Cuisine I: Lahmacun (Turkish Pizza) and Adana Kebab Meet on the Same Plate

Today, we are before you with a recipe, or better to say a “trend”. That will both lick your chops and you will eagerly want to offer yourself a plate. What we are talking about is the surprising meeting of the two of the most popular members of Turkish cuisine. So, hold on to your…

The Guest of Every Meal in Turkey: Mixture of Vegetable and Egg — Turkish Menemen
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The Guest of Every Meal in Turkey: Mixture of Vegetable and Egg — Turkish Menemen

As you all now know, breakfast is the most important part of the Turkish family meal. (You can check out our article on Turkish breakfast here.) Despite a rich culture in regional cuisine, that basic and super easy breakfast fare will surprise you. Moreover, it is a very common and standard dish all across the…

The Delicious Turkish Şalgam Suyu
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The Delicious Turkish Şalgam Suyu

Şalgam (SHAAL’- Gahm) juice is a popular beverage from Turkey’s southeastern region around the cities of Mersin and Adana. In the base of şalgam, there is a vegetable. Moreover, şalgam is a great example of Turkish regional cuisine. In Turkish, the word ‘şalgam’ means turnip, but this traditional drink is actually made from purple carrots,…

Best 25 Turkish Foods You Must Know
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Best 25 Turkish Foods You Must Know

Turkish cuisine is one of the richest cuisines in the world. It is influenced by many cultures from Middle Asia to Europe, Africa to Arabia. Turkish cuisine is a gift of these cultural exchanges and historical heritage from ancient civilizations. No matter how hard to list Best Turkish Foods, here are our best 25 Turkish…

10 Most Popular Street Foods of Turkey That You Would Regret Not to Taste
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10 Most Popular Street Foods of Turkey That You Would Regret Not to Taste

Turkey’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism has recently listed the 10 best Turkish street foods. As you all know well enough, the country has quite a rich gastronomy culture. Yet, when it comes to delicious, mouth-watering street foods, there are even more. The list offers a lot. Even though you are already familiar with some…

Turkey’s Hatay, Antakya: One of the 52 Must-Go Places in 2020 According to the NY Times List
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Turkey’s Hatay, Antakya: One of the 52 Must-Go Places in 2020 According to the NY Times List

No doubt, Turkey is the reflection of paradise on the earth. With its numerous natural and historical beauties, Turkey is a must-see country as the whole. In this sense, there are numerous city in Turkey as well as megacities such as Istanbul, Izmir, or Antalya. And so, Antakya undoubtedly is one of those cities. Antakya is…

An Unforgettable Train Trip To Kars With The Eastern Express of Turkey
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An Unforgettable Train Trip To Kars With The Eastern Express of Turkey

If Kars is the city in the wake of Mount Kaf, then The Eastern Express of Turkey is the way ticket to reach to this city of snow. With thousands of years of history, wide sidewalks, snowy streets shinning under the yellow lights, old stone buildings Kars has been fascinating its visitors. And especially, after…