Thank you for joining us! The delicious food that you tasted on your walking tour Taste of Two Continents in 3 neighborhoods included:
Simit – crispy, circular bread topped with sesame seeds
Bal & kaymak – water buffalo clotted cream and honey
Menemen – scrambled eggs with tomatoes and green pepper
Fındık ezmesi – hazelnut cream paste
Pastırma – dried & cured beef meat
Tulum peyniri – Turkish goat’s milk cheese ripened in a goatskin casing
Ezine peyniri – cows & sheep’s milk white cheese
Beyran Soup – spicy lamb soup
Candied vegs – tomatoes, walnut and pumpkin and others
Home-style food – dishes prepared daily, depending on seasonal availability
Lahmacun – thin piece of dough topped with minced meat, onions, tomatoes and parsley
Patlıcan dolması – stuffed dried eggplant
Muhammara – hot pepper paste with walnuts & breadcrumbs
Zahter salad – fresh thyme, parsley, onions, pomegranate molasses
Iskender kebab – doner kebab & tomato paste on pide bread
Turşu – pickled vegetables
Midye dolma – stuffed mussels with rice & spices
Midye tava – battered & fried mussels
Tantuni – chopped meat, onion, tomatoes and spices, served wrapped in flatbread
Baklava – layers of yufka (filo pastry) with chopped nuts, and sweetened with syrup
Kadayıf – shredded wheat desserts, topped with sweet syrup
Kokorec – roasted suckling lamb intestines served in bread
Pide – long flat bread, filled with toppings, like a long pizza.
Dondurma – Turkish ice-cream made with goats milk, sahlep (orchid root) and mastic sap
Tavuk gogsu – Turkish milky dessert made with chicken, milk and rice flour
Want to bring some delicious hazelnut paste with you back home? Read here where and what to buy.
Want to brew the tea you have tasted on the tour? Read here what equipment and tea you need before you leave Turkey.
How to cook Turkish coffee and what do you need? Read here.