Turkish Fried Feta Rolls, or “Cigarette” Pastries
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Turkish Fried Feta Rolls, or “Cigarette” Pastries

In Turkish cuisine, “meze” is a group of foods served as a series of appetizers or starters before the main course arrives. If you’re dining out, “meze” dishes are often so plentiful and delicious, they end up overshadowing the rest of the meal. So, Turkish fried feta rolls are definitely one of them! You can…

Delicious Turkish Lemonade or “Limonata” Recipe
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Delicious Turkish Lemonade or “Limonata” Recipe

Have you ever heard of lemonade that is not sour? Take a sip of Turkish lemonade and you’ll be surprised at its refreshing lemon taste without the sourness. The lemon rinds and sugar are either rubbed together or cooked before they are mixed with the lemon juice. This leaves you with a smooth, sweet lemonade…

Best Turkish Wines both Red and White to Taste and Enjoy
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Best Turkish Wines both Red and White to Taste and Enjoy

When you think about wines, the best wines, in the world, Turkey and Turkish wines are not among those you think of. The first two that would probably come to mind would have been French and Italian wines, which is fair enough! Nevertheless, Turkish wines are more valuable than it is praised. But unfortunately, because…

Turkey’s Fish Sandwich (Balık Ekmek): The Popular Street Food of Istanbul
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Turkey’s Fish Sandwich (Balık Ekmek): The Popular Street Food of Istanbul

Turkey and Istanbul, of course, has a lot of memorable experiences for visitors. So certainly, one of those is to enjoy a fish sandwich (balık ekmek in Turkish). While enjoying your fish sandwich, you may also enjoy Bosphorus. What a perfect match! You can also take a look at our Best 25 Turkish foods list which…

12 Awesome Turkish Cheeses You Must Know
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12 Awesome Turkish Cheeses You Must Know

Following the news on Turkey’s cheese importation from Venezuela broke out, general interest on the origins and variety of Turkish cheeses has risen. As some of you may know, Turkey is a very rich country on account of cheese variety. Moreover, the country exports cheese to the whole world. Therefore, the importation news has shocked…

Is Venezuelan Cheese Going to Replace Turkish Cheese?
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Is Venezuelan Cheese Going to Replace Turkish Cheese?

Turkey issued a presidential decree allowing the import of several food products on August 21. So, the decree includes cheese that Turkey is going to import from Venezuela at zero tariffs. Hence, the decision to import cheese from Venezuela raised a question that if Venezuelan cheese going to replace Turkish cheese. While Turkish cheese has…

Turkey’s Mesir Paste — The Secret Aphrodisiacs from the Ottoman Period
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Turkey’s Mesir Paste — The Secret Aphrodisiacs from the Ottoman Period

Mesir paste tradition (Mesir Macunu in Turkish) is a very old tradition in the history of Manisa. The city, by the way, is an Anatolian city in the Aegean region. So, the tradition dates back to almost 500 years. Mesir paste started as a medicine invention during the Ottoman period. However, it became an important part of…

Turkish Sucuk Beef Sausage: Why is it So Popular in Turkey?
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Turkish Sucuk Beef Sausage: Why is it So Popular in Turkey?

Turkish cuisine or kitchen is a bridge between the Middle East and the Mediterranean, just like the country itself. And so, one of its most representative dishes is Turkish sucuk, which is a spicy beef sausage. Find out all about this meaty little sausage that packs a big punch of flavor and how you can…

Turkish Feast Pilaf: Sweet Rice with Currants and Pine Nuts
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Turkish Feast Pilaf: Sweet Rice with Currants and Pine Nuts

To begin with, the Turkish Feast Pilaf is one of the most favorite rice in Turkey. The flavor comes from Turkey and people often use it as stuffing or serve with turkey. It is cinnamony and sweet because of the spices that rise contains. The rice goes very well with a Thanksgiving meal. This is…

Recipe of the Day: Poğaça, Stuffed Turkish Bread Rolls
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Recipe of the Day: Poğaça, Stuffed Turkish Bread Rolls

We claim here that they are Turkish but, of course, pretty much every country in this region claims to own it: poğaça! You can buy these at every pastry shop or street vendor in Turkey. It offers you many different options with fillings ranging from minced meat and potatoes to cheese and herbs. When made…