Did you know Turkish cuisine is one of the top 10 cuisines in the world?
The Turkish cuisine described as a fusion of Central Asian, Caucasian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean and Balkan cuisines offers thousands of various dishes and delicacies.
The Turkish cuisine varies across Turkey.
The cooking of the western Turkey inherits many elements of Ottoman court cuisine, with a lighter use of spices, a preference for rice over bulgur, koftes and a wider availability of vegetables stew, eggplant, stuffed dolmas and fish.
The cuisine of the Black Sea Region uses fish extensively, especially the Black Sea anchovy (hamsi) and includes maize dishes.
The cuisine of the southeast Turkey is famous for its variety of kebabs, mezes and dough-based desserts such as baklava, kadayıf and künefe…