Adana Kebab

10 Must-Try Kebabs when you visit Turkey

Visitors to Turkey are often surprised that kebabs are generally not served wrapped in bread and with cheese and a range of sauces as they often are in Western countries.  They are also surprised at the range of kebabs available. Each region in Turkey will generally have their...
ladies making traditional gozleme

Gozleme and the flatbread family

You’ll see them all over Turkey – women sitting cross-legged on cushions with a low, small, round wooden table covered in flour, expertly kneading out dough until it forms a paper-thin circle.  Thwack, thwack go their long, thin wooden rolling pins as they deftly coax...
Man wearing a fez hat serving maras icecream in Turkey

Top 5 Must Try Turkish Desserts

1.  Baklava – Consisting of paper-thin layers of phyllo pastry filled with a spicy, sugary mixture of nuts such as walnuts and pistachios, topped with melted shortening, then drizzled in a sweet syrup of honey and cinnamon, baklava was considered a dessert only for the...