raki

What Is? Raki (aniseed liquor)

There are loads of different brands of raki, the most famous being Yeni Raki. My advise to is to taste as many as you can...

firin-helva

What Is? Fırın Helva (Baked Helva

When enjoying a large meal with your friends and family, often consisting of many courses which include meze, fish, salads, and raki, one traditional dessert...

yaprak sarma

What Is? Yaprak Sarma (Dolma)

Surrounded by controversy, the true origins of this food remain contested. Whether it comes from Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, or any other place matters little to...

tekir

What Is? Tekir

A flaky white fish, this small mullet has a somewhat oceany taste if not prepared properly, but when cooked to perfection it is succulent and moist. Fresh...

balik ekmek man

What is? Balık Ekmek

The perfect meal. Two fat pieces of fresh, crunchy on the outside chewy on the inside, with a freshly grilled fish fillet inside. Onions, lettuce, maybe a...