Turkey: food and travel guides

Turkey: food and travel guides

by Great British Chefs10 September 2019

See all our foodie travel guides and features about Turkey and Turkish cuisine, before delving into our collection of Turkish recipes to get a taste of the country at home.

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Turkey: food and travel guides

See all our foodie travel guides and features about Turkey and Turkish cuisine, before delving into our collection of Turkish recipes to get a taste of the country at home.

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Istanbul

Turkey's capital is famously where the East meets the West – and that has had a significant impact on the local cuisine. Take a look at how a new generation of chefs are taking local ingredients and traditional techniques to create something entirely new,

Ingredients and famous dishes

Regional Turkish food is still a little bit of an unknown in the UK – we tend to lump it all in under the generic 'Turkish' moniker – but what you'll find eaten in the streets of Istanbul will be very different from that in Anatolia, Giazantep or Marmara. Get to know about some of the best regional dishes found in the country, then take a deep-dive into strong Turkish coffee and get tips on how to put together a mezze feast.

The pastries of Turkey

Filo pastry is a Turkish obsession, with wafer-thin sheets of it used to wrap, stack and enrobe all sorts of sweet and savoury fillings. Discover the stories behind baklava and börek – two of Turkey's favourite pastries.

Recipes
Turkish
Turkish

Just because you can't visit Turkey doesn't mean you have to miss out on the country's incredible dishes. From kebabs and mezze spreads to sandwiches, pastries and sweets, here are some of our favourite Turkish recipes for you to cook at home.

Mezze
Mezze
Goat lahmacun
Goat lahmacun

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