What Is? Pide (Turkish flatbread)

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Pide is a flat bread baked with toppings in a stone oven.

Pide and its various varieties are wide spread through Turkey and are established as an important food. The base is a flat-bread of a similar style to pita, chapati, or western pizza crust. A proper pide should be baked in a brick or other stone oven. Toppings vary widely and include but are not limited to: cheese, onions, peppers, tomatoes, sausage, pastrami, eggs, mushrooms, ground beef, and parsley. Pide is also available for cheap on the street from a cart.


Some places in Sirkeci to try Pide:

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