Terkib-i Ceşidiye

What Is? Terkib-i Ceşidiye

The sweet-and-sour flavor of this dish, popular in the 15th century, comes from apricots, prunes, apples, and almonds. Its most important ingredient, however, was musk,...

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What Is? Mutancene

The word ‘mutancene’ comes from ‘tanjara’ in Arabic, which became ‘tencere’ in Turkish, meaning ‘a big casserole.’ Because of the word, the dish is considered...

sac tava

What Is? Sac Tava

Sac Tava is tradionally a wedding dish, served to the groom and groomsmen the night before the wedding ceremony. All men would share the pan...

turkish bread

What Is? Ekmek

There is strong evidence that the first domesticated wheat was sow and harvested in the Eastern Anatolian part of what is today Turkey, Iraq, and Afghanistan,...