What Is? Peynir Tatlısı

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Peynir Tatlısı is is a Turkish dessert made from cake batter with cheese inside.

Not common, this treat is generally reserved for special occasions like weddings or birthdays, but can be found on the menu at many restaurants in Istanbul. Sort of like a soft, plain cake with a hint of cheese flavor, it is a nice balance of sweet and savory.

Try Peynir Tatlısı at Cafe Mese in Sirkeci:

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