Istanbul, Turkey Sweet Market

Baklava is a rich, sweet pastry made of layers of filo pastry filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with honey. Turkish desert speciality - many varieties.

Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul is the largest city in the Middle East and contains nearly active mosques. This is a list of three of the most amazing mosques in Istanbul.

Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul was Constantinople/Now it’s Istanbul, not Constantinople/Been a long time gone, Constantinople/Now it’s Turkish delight on a moonlit night…

Istanbul, Turkey

These photos are in the Beyoĝlu district along the historic pedestrian Istikal Caddesi, once known as Grande Rue de Pera.

The Mevlana museum, Konya, Turkey

The mausoleum of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi (qs), a Sufi mystic also known as Mevlâna or Rumi. It was also the dervish lodge (tekke) of the Mevlevi order, better known as the whirling dervishes. Mevlâna died on 17 December Konya, Turkey

Filo rolls with Turkish pastirma, spicy pastrami - Pacanga boregi

Pacanga boregi Filo rolls with Turkish pastirma, spicy pastrami - Ozlems Kitchen

Aubergine Kebab, #Patnos, East Turkey

Turkish Food - Famously Eating Our Way Through Patnos, Ağrı

We certainly ate very well when we were in the east of Turkey. Here is a selection of some of the Turkish food we tried in Patnos, Ağrı. A veritable meat feast!

Hagia Sophia, Istabul, Turkey

Hagia Sophia, Istabul, Turkey

Etli ekmek

Turkish Pizza with the minced meat, cheese and the other ingredients by Oktay Chef.

Open-Face Smoked-Mackerel Sandwiches.  Turks call these sandwiches balik ekmek and make them with grilled fish—like mackerel—from the Bosphorus. For his version, the grilled bread is spread with a creamy roasted-garlic puree and tops it with smoked mackerel, arugula and slices of red onion and tomato.

Turkish Recipes