Yemek [food]

Prior to our visit to Turkey, my only real experience with Turkish food extended as far as Sydney Rd in Coburg. But on both accounts, I was and still am a big fan.

Turkish sweets are too good.

Turkish delight – who knew there could be so many variations

Pistachio thingo

Baklava

Pottery kebab – slow cooked lamb, chicken or beef with vegetables in a ceramic pot that you smash open when it is ready to serve. It’s delicious and fun!

One…

Two…

SMASH!

Finished product.

The art of making perfect flatbread.

Gozleme are the best kind of savoury crepe.

Sweet potato gozleme

Pide is a godsend for budget travellers.

Turkish pide

Köfte is always a solid choice.

Köfte grill plate

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