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Top 10 Splendid Tastes of Turkey

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Turkey's Top 10 Superb Tastes

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

Anatolian's Splendid Tastes

Breads of Anatolia: The resurrection of an extinct seed. Bread is the labor of 5000 years, wheat has a history of 10.000 years. Kavilca and Siyez are two types of wild emmer wheat originating in Anatolia brought back to life.

Cheeses of Anatolia: Where milk goes to sleep. Cheese is where the rich and poor each delight in the incredible flavours. Every locality in Turkey produces its own speciality of cheese.

Meets and Kebabs: The arrival of Turkic people from the Asian heartland enriched Anatolia's meat culture. The succulent meeting point of meat and fire is kebabs.

Spices: Delicious sprinkles. Spices provide an extra flavour to Anatolian dishes and help preserve foods from going rotten. Their curative properties make them one of the flavourful staples of Anatlian cuisine.

Tastes of a Splendid Heritage

Secrets of Tastes: In Anatolian cuisine, cauldrons are placed over an open fire in a tradition that brings the past of Anatolian flavours right into the present.

Summer Foods: Preserving summer foods into the winter. Preserving fresh flavours of summer is a skilled passed down to each generation. Handmade produce bursting with flavour brings the tastes of the past to the future.

Seafood: All fresh from Turkey's four seas. Hundreds of kinds of seafood await you on the shores of Anatolia. Whatever flavour appeals most to your palate, you will find it Turkey's amazing seafood.

Drinks and Desserts

Sherbets: Health and happiness. Sherbet fruit juices are the healthy tradition of Anatolian cuisine. They also represent a healthy and refreshing way to enjoy your meal.

Turkish Coffee: A memory that lasts 40 years. An aroma and a flavour that will stick with you long after it is finished. Turkish coffee is the final guest at the dinner table in Anatolia and a must in all ceremonies.

Desserts: From Pekmez to Helva. In Anatolia, it is a tradition that when you eat sweets, you speak sweetly. There is no greater pleasure than when your guests enjoy a meal in Anatolia.

Turkey's Top 10 Splendid Tastes

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