coban salata

What Is? Çoban Salata

One of the most common salads served in the restaurants of Istanbul, the Çoban is a fresh and delicious free form veggie mash-up of whatever happens...

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...

piyaz

What Is? Piyaz

Typically served along with the Turkish grilled meatballs called Köfte, this refreshing salad cools your mouth after a piping hot bite of meat. The acidity...

meze at Cafe Mese

What Is? Meze (Turkish tapas)

There is an endless variety of meze to try. Some are vegetarian while others may have beef, lamb, or fish. Some are served hot and...