Turkey and popular food culture

Turkey has been home to some of the world’s greatest civilisations. For example, the countries capital Istanbul, formerly known as Constantinople and before that Byzantium, is one of the world’s largest and most stunning cities. Alongside its history, the country is also home to some of the world’s most extraordinary food. It is a county that knows all about fresh, home cooked cuisine.

We have highlighted a few of our favourites below!

Turkish kebabs

Of course, you can’t go to Turkey and not try a kebab. These are not your average high street kebabs, rather a fresh seasoned wrap filled with vegetables and delicious sauces.

There are lots of different types of kebabs to choose from including the ‘Urfa’ and ‘Adana’; both of which involve spiced meat on skewers being cooked on a flame grill. They are always delicious, especially when served with a Turkish salad and some rice.

 Seafood

In coastal regions of Turkey, each night, the seafront becomes an open air restaurant, lined with fishermen reeling in fresh fish. Their catch is then cooked up on the spot seasoned and served with fresh bread and salad.

For some seafood specialities, try Pazıda Levrek, which includes sea bass cooked in chard leaves. If you are looking to eat with the locals, a popular Turkish fast food dish includes Eminonu, grilled fish served in bread seasoned with herbs and salad to make the most delicious sandwich.

Something Sweet

If you have a bit of a sweet tooth, then you need to try out the well-known Baklava. Made with layers of phyllo pastry, filled with pistachio, walnuts and honey, turkish desserts incorporate this treat into a lot of their dishes so be sure you try it out on your culinary tour of the country!

 

Turkey

Credit: simplyrecipes.com

 

Taking a culinary tour of Turkey

To ensure you get to try all the tastes of Turkey, pick up your car on arrival to get around. Giving you the freedom to travel across this wonderful country, you’ll get to sample all the different food on offer. Each region has a different speciality that has to be sampled and with your own transport you can take the time needed to savour every mouthful.

For more information take a look at the official Tourism Portal of Turkey to learn more about their exciting cuisine and other attractions.

The details of this blog post were correct at the time of publication. Offers are subject to change. Please check the website for confirmation.

 

 

VN:F [1.9.8_1114]
Rating: 5.5/10 (2 votes cast)
Turkey and popular food culture, 5.5 out of 10 based on 2 ratings
m4s0n501
Click for the latest avis.co.uk offers

Leave a Comment

 

WP-SpamFree by Pole Position Marketing


Please note:

The details of all blog posts are correct at the time of publication. Information and offers are subject to change without prior notice. Please check www.avis.co.uk for the most up-to-date information.

All comments will be moderated so there may be a delay in your comment going live. We will filter out anything that is confidential, inappropriate, abusive, defamatory, profane, or anything considered as spam or an advertising link. We promise not to cut something just because it's not favourable to Avis.

We ask that if your feedback is regarding a past rental, you include your reservation details (which will be removed from the live post). If your comment is a customer service issue, you can email customer.service@avis.co.uk .
book a car

Why we love to blog

At Avis, we really do try harder. We pioneered blogging in the car rental world and we aim to make our blog much more than just an information source. You can use our blog to ask questions or tell us what’s important to you when you hire a car. We try harder because we care what you think, so we really do value your feedback.

New to car rentals? Our blog gives you tips and advice on getting the most out of your Avis car hire experience. You can find information about booking and hiring your car, safety tips, and eco driving. We also provide driving advice and the latest news about our fleet.

We understand that hiring a car is just one part of your trip, so our blog covers other aspects of holiday and business travel too. Whether you want to know more about business travel hire conditions, access to location and city guides or ideas for families travelling with children, it’s all here.

But that’s just a taster – find out more about the Avis blog.