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…

Semolina Helva with Pine Nuts | Traditional Turkish Dessert

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

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 Delicious Turkish Şalgam Suyu

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,…