akitma at Cafe Mese

What is? Akitma (Turkish Crêpe)

The very thin dough made from flour, egg, sugar, water, oil, and salt, is filled with a variety of ingredients based on personal preference and...

borek pastry at konyali

What is? Börek (filo-pastry)

  Börek is a traditional food which probably originated in East Europe and came to Turkey with the Ottomans. It is made by rolling out...

turkish breakfast

What is? Kahvaltı (breakfast)

Turkish breakfast is often diverse and consists of several different foods eaten together with çay (tea) and before kahve (coffee) at the end of the...

boyoz

What is? Boyoz

A Boyoz reminds me of the biscuits I grew up eating as a kid in North Carolina, USA. They are flaky with about a thousand layers of soft dough...