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Gastronomy in Turkey

Who can ever claim that the Turkish Cuisine is not one of the world's best tastes? Turkey is renowned for its wide variety of high quality fresh fruit and vegetables, different kinds of fish and fresh meat, delicious desserts, traditional drinks, famous spirits and a large selection of traditional produce. Gastronomy has its very own special place in Turkey. Wherever you look wherever you go, you can find good food and drink in Turkey. Come and discover the flavours of Turkey.

Eating Out in Turkey

Eating Out in Turkey

Eating Out in Turkey

Turkey is a Mediterranean country with a lively culture of eating out possibilities to suit every preference. Come and discover the authentic flavours of Turkey.

Eating Out in Turkey
Top 10 Street Foods of Turkey

Top 10 Street Foods of Turkey

Top 10 Street Foods

Turkey is full of street vendors selling all sorts of different snacks. There are many delicacies you can find while wandering around the streets of Turkey.

Top 10 Street Foods
Top 7 Typical Turkish Foods to Try

Top 7 Typical Turkish Foods

Top 7 Typical Turkish Foods

You may wonder which typical Turkish foods to try. In Turkey, authentic meals surround you, here are 7 of foods you have to try on your trip to Turkey.

Top 7 Typical Turkish Foods
Top 10 Splendid Tastes of Turkey

Top 10 Splendid Tastes of Turkey

Top 10 Splendid Tastes

The splendid tastes of Turkish cuisine also reveals itself in ceremonial food. Turkish cuisine, having a six hundred year splendid flavor inheritance, is considered as the third richest cuisine in the world.

Top 10 Splendid Tastes
Wine Tourism in Turkey

Wine Tourism in Turkey

Wine Tourism

Wine tourism in Turkey is becoming an increasingly popular form of vacationing for visitors. Experience the freedom of Turkey's wine producing and tasting culture.

Wine Tourism in Turkey

Traditional Turkish Drinks

From sweet to salty, from warm to cold, there is a whole spectrum of drinks that must be tried. If you want to have a truly Turkish experience when visiting Turkey, then take a look at our list of traditional Turkish drinks.

Ayran, Turkish Favorite Summer Drink

Ayran, Turkey's Summer Drink

Ayran, Turkish Yogurt Drink

Ayran is basically made from yogurt, water and salt, favorite refreshing drink by itself especially during the summer months. Have you tasted it before?

Ayran, Turkish Favorite Summer Drink
Raki, Turkish National Drink

Raki, Turkish National Drink

Raki, Turkish National Drink

Raki is known as Turkey's national drink, an aniseed flavored spirit. Drinking raki has its own culture, extremely strong and the clear liquor is usually diluted with water.

Raki, Turkish National Drink
Turkish Coffee

Turkish Coffee, 40 Years of Friendship

Turkish Coffee

A cup of Turkish coffee, remembered for 40 years. Turkish coffee is the perfect way to finish off a good meal.

Turkish Coffee, 40 Years of Friendship
Salep, Wonderful Turkish Winter Beverage

Salep, Turkish Winter Beverage

Salep, Hot Turkish Drink

Salep is a sweet and comforting classic Turkish drink, a very warming winter drink prepared with crushed orchid root and milk, and served with cinnamon.

Salep, Turkish Winter Beverage
Turkish Tea, Proof of Hospitality

Turkish Tea, Sign of Hospitality

Turkish Tea, Proof of Hospitality

If you drink a cup of tea with someone you are a neighbor, if you drink a second cup you are a friend and by the third cup you are family.

Turkish Tea, Proof of Hospitality

Turkish Desserts and Sweets

Turkey is known as a dessert lover's paradise. An old Turkish word says that "Let's eat sweetly and speak sweetly". Sweets are the important element of Turkish cuisine. Turkish desserts include many delicious tastes.

Wonderful Flavour of Turkish Baklava

Baklava, Wonderful Flavour

Wonderful Flavour of Baklava

Did you know that the world's famous dessert Baklava is from Turkey? The most well known Turkish dessert, made from many thin layers of flaky pastry and filled with nuts.

Baklava, Wonderful Flavour
Candied Chestnut, Classic Turkish Confection

Candied Chestnut

Candied Chestnut

Bursa is widely known for producing some of the world's finest chestnuts. Candied chestnut is an excellent dessert, also better known as Kestane Sekeri.

Candied Chestnut
Lokum, Traditional Turkish Delight

Lokum, Turkish Delight

Lokum, Turkish Delight

Turkish delight is the most well known sweet in the world associated with Turkish cuisine, one of Turkey's most famous exports.

Lokum, Turkish Delight
Super Stretchy Turkish Ice Cream

Turkish Maras Ice Cream

Turkish Maras Ice Cream

Maras ice cream is the symbol of Turkey. The super stretchy, elastic and cool ice cream of Kahramanmaras, is unlike anything you have experienced before.

Turkish Maras Ice Cream
Top 10 Most Special Desserts in Turkey

Top 10 Most Special Desserts

Top 10 Most Special Desserts

Turkish cuisine has a wide range of delicious desserts, including milk puddings, sweet pastries. This is a list of some of the most special Turkish desserts.

Top 10 Most Special Desserts

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