What can be more enjoyable than great meal? If you are a foodie, Turkey is the perfect nest to travel deep in the culinary… From Coasts to inland, abundance of ingredients enriches the flavors of the food. It is important to know where you should eat what?  From Lighter meals of Aegean coast with olive oiled herbs, very strong tasted, hot spice meatball-kebabs of Eastern Regions, Turkey is a heaven for tastes…

There can different types of grapes due to different climate regions and geology of the Turkey and this caused to have different level of wines depends on regions… While Cappadocia wines are strong taste with the rich minerals of the solid, Aegean wines are softer and lighter with the dry solid and sun…

 

INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT TURKISH FOODS

  • Famous Turkish desert, Baklava, should have minimum 40 layers that should shape with hands and sticks…
  • Popular Chicken breast puddings main ingredients are milk, gum-mastic and Chicken Breast….
  • Asure, the sweet soup made by Noah upon disembarkation from the ark, is still made in Turkey for religious celebrations. It is made of grain, rice, chickpeas, dry bean, dry fruit & sugar.

 

FOOD & WINE HIGHLIGHTS OF TURKEY

AEGEAN FOOD

AEGEAN FOOD

In the land of Gods & Goddesses, most popular food is olive oiled herbs & vegetables along with fish & great wines. Great quality of olives and famous liquor-like fruit wines are other tastes of Aegean.

EASTERN CULINARY

EASTERN CULINARY

Rich spices, meat, rich ingredients and hot spices…Just like its deep & confusing history, Eastern foods contain too much ingredients that their harmony is just like a chaotic symphony…

TURKISH DESERTS

TURKISH DESERTS

Just one word. Divine… Turkish deserts are divided into 3 parts, puddings, Fruit desserts and pastry desserts with syrup. Each region has their traditional dessert that will carry you to heaven…

AS A COOKING DESTINATION: ISTANBUL

AS A COOKING DESTINATION: ISTANBUL

While in Istanbul, you can easily taste many different local foods in great restaurants with their traditional atmosphere… You can even get cooking classes if you wish…

DIONYSUS & DEMETER: SPECIAL WINE & CULINARY TOUR

Turkey should had been blessed by Dionysus, The God of Grape & Wine & Demeter the Goddess of fertility of solid and prosperity.  Otherwise it would be impossible to explain finding the great wines and heavenly tastes of the foods from different regions in the same country…. Let Blue Phoenix guide you through the tastes and take you to the best places where you can be witness of this divine feast….

 

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