Turkish food is one of the oldest cuisines in the world and most varied. Turkish cuisine ranks 3rd in the world in terms of variety after Chinese and French.

Standing at the crossroads between the Mediterranean, the Middle East, and Asia, Turkey’s food has been influenced by many cultures. 

The food includes lots of vegetables and grains and the most commonly used meat is lamb, though you’ll also find beef, chicken and seafood.

Dessert and street foods also play a central role in Turkey’s cuisine. And, just like the food, you’ll find an array of regional specialties in this gastronomically complex country.

In these articles, we invite you to get to know the flavors of Turkey or Türkiye.

Welcome to Turkey and enjoy your meal: afiyet olsun!

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