appetizers, most Turkish meals take start with mezes, there are a large number of them, a speciality for the restaurants.
skewed small cuts of meat grilled over or next to flames, or minced meat served in many ways on plates or in sandwiches. Meat may be beef, goat, chicken or fish.
shira), non alchoholic drink made from mildly fermented grape juice, best cool in hot summer days.
fermented beverage made from millet, an Ottoman specialty, healthy drink, best with dried chickpeas and with a sprinkle of cinnamon.
made from the tubers of the mountain orchid plant, milk and sugar. A unique Ottoman beverage, best with a sprinkle of cinnamon.
a kind of yoghurt drink at a right consistency, best cool in hot summer days with some salt added.
flour based sweet walnuts or pistachio ingredients.