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Tepsi Mantisi

Tepsi Mantısı

Tepsi Mantısı in English ‘Tray Dumpling’ is yet another dumpling variety of Turkish cuisine. In some regions of Turkey, locals have named this dumpling variety as ‘Kayık Mantısı’, which means ‘Boat Dumpling’ in English, because of how it looks. If I have to choose the best dumplings of all time of Turkish cuisine, this would …

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tas kebab

Tas Kebab

Tas Kebab, the combination of special meat stew with pilaf, is another favorite dish of Turkish people. If you ask someone in Turkey about his/her favorite kebab variety, most of them mention this one. This juicy kebab variety is also on my top 10 kebab list too. Tas Kebab is a traditional kebab variety of …

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Liver Shish Kebab

Liver Shish Kebab

Liver Shish Kebab is another famous shish kebab variety of Turkish cuisine. At first sight, it may look like a regular lamb shish kebab; however, their taste and ingredients are way different than each other. Liver shish Kebab made by lamb liver. On the other hand, lamb shish kebab is made by the boneless leg …

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Kofte (Köfte, Kufte, Koofteh), in English ‘Meatball’ is the most common food of Turkey. According to research, there are more than 100 different meatball recipes in Turkish cuisine. Turkey has 81 cities and each city has at least a couple of different Kofte recipes. Most of the Köfte variety names receive their names from the cities …

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Testi Kebab

Testi Kebab

Testi Kebab is a traditional kebab variety of the Cappadocia region of Turkey. This Kebab variety has various names in English such as “Pottery Kebab”, “Clay Kebab” and “Terracotta Kebab”. Today, the region of Cappadocia is one of the most famous touristic destinations in Turkey. The region of Cappadocia is famous for its distinctive “fairy …

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