Istanbul is the perfect place to enjoy the rich diversity of Turkish cuisine. Here are our favorite dishes that you simply must try when visiting this dynamic city.
Balık ekmek, most famous tourist snack, is a sandwich that has grilled fish, onions as well as salad.
This dish is becoming famous in Germany as well. Doner kebabhas different types like dürüm which is a döner wrapped in lavaş bread. Also, there is iskender kebab which is döner on pide bread with yogurt, tomato sauce as well as animal fat.
Lahmacun is a thin and crispy bread, topped with minced seasoned meat which is best with a squeeze of lemon and parsley before you roll it into a sandwich..
Let’s see what type of kebabs you can get in Turkey. First, is Adana & Urfa which are spicy and normal seasoned lamb meat cooked on skewers. Second type is Beyti which is cooked ground lamb or beef, wrapped in lavaş bread with tomato sauce & yogurt. Further, is şiş which is grilled cubes of chicken or lamb meat.
This an old dish with lamb, cooked in a clay oven in the ground. Also, today, this dish is still made like the old days from tender meat and served with rice with v, nuts as well as currants.
This baked bread comes with many different ingredients inside. To make it, they add minced meat, spinach, eggs as well as spicy Turkish sausage and seasoned veal meat.
Köfte is an average yet tasty Turkish food. Further, Içli köfte has a fantastic crispy outer layer made from bulgur packed with minced meat, parsley, pine nuts as well as onions.