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The foodie’s guide to Istanbul

This article was written for Fethiye Times by Ola Khamitsevich Some people might be in love with Istanbul – as I am. Others may find it polluted and overpopulated and some are just not city people at all.  But there’s one thing everyone is agreed on, FOOD! It’s so delicious! Vegetarians, vegans or meat-eating Iranians like myself […]

Turkish street food: the simit

You’ll never be out, about and hungry for long in Türkiye. There are plenty of street vendors selling a variety of snack foods, one of which is the simit (bread ring). Seen all over the country from busy city streets to sleepy villages and bustling tourist areas, the simitci (simit street vendor) displays his chewy bread […]

Macun – a sweet, colourful candy and more

When you hear the words “street food” in Turkey they conjure up images of döner kebab (meat or chicken cooked on a vertical rotisserie), simit (circular sesame-crusted bread), balık ekmek (fried or grilled fish inside a loaf of bread), midye dolma (stuffed mussels) lokma (fried sweet dough covered in syrup), mısır (freshly boiled or grilled corn on the cob) to name a few. There’s another […]