My Favourite Turkish Foods – a sacred list


Hello, Bookworms; if you weren’t aware, I am Turkish, and as a food connoisseur, I take this seriously. VERY SERIOUSLY. This list has been perfected throughout my entire life; it’s a flawless list(or close to it) and is genuinely…quite beautiful(even writing this is bringing a tear to my eye).


My List of Turkish Favourites :

Liquids / Drinks :

  • Nar suyu
  • Çay
  • Türk kafesi 
  • Ayran

Main Meals :

  • Kumpir
  • Simit
  • Ispanak 
  • Sarma
  • Lahmacun 
  • Barbunya
  • Kısır
  • Su böreği 
  • Tarhana corba
  • Çiğ köfte 
  • İskender döner 
  • Bakla
  • Zeytinyağlı Enginar
  • Bamya
  • Mercimek çorbası 
  • Yoğurt (with everything)
  • Nohutlu pilav 
  • Ezogelin çorba 
  • Içli köfte 
  • Lüfer taze balık 
  • Piyaz Antalya salata 

Sweets + Bakery :

  • Damla sakızlı dondurma
  • Süper ikili (tahin ve pekmez) 
  • Mosaik kek
  • Elmalı kurabiye 
  • Kara Kabak tatlısı 
  • Anne kurabiye
  • Ayva tatlısı 
  • Ay çöreği

Thanks for reading! I have a recipe post coming for sarma, my favourite food of all time, and it includes suggestions to make it from my grandmother.

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