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alcohol, drinks -

It is the blessings of these lands that universally unites us, people of; whether you are Macedonian, Bulgarian, Greek or Turkish. Besides many things, of course I am also considering alcohol here. Mastika, Uzo and Raki deserve special praise.

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While we were dining at this tourist-filled restaurant across Rome’s Colosseum, we had a little chat with the waiter, who happened to be Romanian. “Do you know what my favorite dessert is?” he asked me. As he had just brought us plates full of delicious Tiramisu, I looked at him and confidently asked, “Tiramisu?“. He said “No” and surprised my friends and me with his answer. He said, “My favorite dessert is Baklava. “ Some of us were shocked (especially our Australian friends), and needless to say, the Turks in our group felt a little bit of pride. “My mother,”...

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A teapot comprised of two pieces placed on top of each other, two handfuls of Turkish canary yellow tea and at least one or two friends. These are just enough for pleasant chat and friendship! Let the tea handle the rest! Turkish tea is characterized by its taste: bitter-sweet and strong. For this you need a special tea maker, which consists of two jugs placed one on top of the other, the Caydanlik. Prepare a tea concentrate in the smaller pot (Demlik in Turkish) The second, larger jug ​​has hot water ready to use to dilute the concentrate. Turkish tea...

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Associated with Aegean-Turkish cuisine, asparagus has been known to people of the Mediterranean  since ancient times. Asparagus is known as “kuşkonmaz” in Turkish and grows in Central Anatolia, Aegean and the Mediterranean region and recently near Istanbul. White, green and purple colours of asparagus grow in Turkey. Asparagus is also known with other local names in the other regions of Turkey. Wild asparagus is known as “dilkemen”. Fresh asparagus sold at Turkish markets under regional names Here is a delicious low-calorie soup recipe for “kuşkonmaz” fans. Ingredients for the Turkish asparagus soup 1 dry garlic 500 grams. asparagus 6-7 branches of shallots...

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The Turkish kitchen is clear proof national kitchens can harmoniously combine diverse flavors. Many different peoples and their cuisines influenced Turkish cuisine. Nomadic Turkic peoples lived with the Chinese. They later migrated south and got influenced by the sub-continent cuisines. They afterwards moved to the west and, on their way, interacted with the Persians. As centuries passed, they moved towards the west, interacting with the East European and the Middle-eastern cuisines. Turks finally settled in the eastern Mediterranean and the Balkans. It is no surprise why there are so many common dishes in Armenian, Greek, Jewish, Lebanese, Italian, Russian, Romanian,...

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