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Top 7 Typical Turkish Foods

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Turkey's Top 7 Typical Foods

You may wonder which typical Turkish foods to try. In Turkey, authentic meals surround you, here are the best 7 of foods you have to try on your trip to Turkey. So, have you ever tried these typical Turkish foods?


Kebab is the common name for a dish where meat is coated around a skewer and grilled over a charcoal fire. The best known Turkish kebabs are Doner Kebab, Iskender Kebab, Shish Kebab, Adana Kebab, Kuzu Tandir.


Pickle is the another typical food to Turkish cuisine. Often, Pickle is displayed in colorful, decorative jars, particularly in the windows of many specialty pickle shops. These shops also offer a wide variety of pickle juices.

Turkish Ravioli

Turkish ravioli is known as Manti, forty pieces of which are said to fit in one tablespoon. Turkish ravioli is served with fresh yoghurt, melted butter, and chopped herbs and chili flakes.

Vegetable Dishes with Olive Oil

Vegetable dishes with olive oil, which constitute the core of the Turkish cuisine, are the key to taste and health. Vegetable dishes with olive oil include a variety of delicacies such as Sarma, Dolma, Imam Bayildi, and the similar vegetable dishes made with kidney bean or artichoke.

White Bean Stew

White Bean Stew is the delicious Turkish food everyone must try. This modest dish of creamy blond beans stewed in tomato gravy has a great traditional flavour.


Turkish breakfast usually consists of fresh white bread, honey, clotted cream, jam, sheeps' milk cheese, tomatoes, egg, cucumber and black olives, washed down with black tea.


Soups have a special place on the Turkish diet. Soups can be consumed any time of the day and may be served hot or cold depending on the recipe. Tarhana, Yoghurt, Lentil, Red Lentil and Mint, Tomato, Tripe, Wedding, are among the most renown soups of the Turkish cuisine.

Top 7 Typical Turkish Foods to Try

Zeytinyagli Sarma, Typical Turkish Food