Turkish Cuisine

Traditional Turkish Cooking Classes in Istanbul

Cooking Alaturka is located in Sultanahmet area. Eveline Zoutendijk, a Dutch expat...

What is boza? Is it worth trying?

Boza is a fermented millet drink, with a very low or non-existant alcohol content. It's...

Looking for some good spicy food. What are some must eats?

Turkish spicy is way different than spicy in the wider world. Compared to indian, thai,...

What is the oldest restaurant in Istanbul?

AFAIK:DaruzziyafeThe oldest restaurant in Turkey. Ottoman cuisine is served in an...

Where can I find the absolute best baklava in town?

Go to "Gulluoglu" it is located in Karakoy. Very close to the Karakoy ferry dock. (also...

I heard that street food is big in Istanbul. What would you suggest?

There are so many options to eat. A few of my favorite street food items are Islak...

What is Turkish Breakfast?

Turkish breakfast is pretty much having all sorts of food items on your table, and...

Where do you get the best kebab (grill) in Istanbul?

Looking for the best kebab in Istanbul is like searching for the best spaghetti or...

What's meze?

Meze is just like tapas, small dishes made of vegetables and meat, served usually...

Best Kebabs You Can Eat in Istanbul

It would be fair to say when people think of Turkish food their first thoughts turn to...

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