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How much baklava can you handle?  #turkish #food

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's Best Coffee Shop - Kurukahveci Mehmet Efendi, the phenomenal 141-year-old Turkish coffee purveyor, is located in a weather-beaten deco building just outside of Istanbul's Spice Market. Through its street-front window, thousands of brown wax-paper packets of freshly ground coffee are sold each day. The beans are roasted on the premises and then ground as finely as cake flour in belt-driven mills that chug away from morning to night.

Istanbul's Best Coffee Shop - Kurukahveci Mehmet Efendi, the phenomenal Turkish coffee purveyor, is located in a weather-beaten deco building just outside of Istanbul's Spice Market.

Tea is a daily ritual of Turkish life. Istanbul's teahouses are centers of social life in the city.

Tea is a daily ritual of Turkish life. Istanbul's teahouses are centers of social life in the city. I remember my apple tea in Istanbul

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Nothing matches the hustle and bustle of Istanbul - the place where East meets West. Thick Turkish coffee while listening to the calls to prayer - divine.