Pastries

pites2fbedThe Turkish Cuisine abounds with delicious pastries which are the most indispensable components of afternoon teas and Anatolian breakfasts.

Kayseri mantısı (Turkish ravioli), forty pieces of which are said to fit in one tablespoon, in addition to pancakes and breads, bagels, kete, griddle cakes, pretzels are among the most renown local tastes waiting for you.

One of the main ingredients of the Turkish culinary culture is simit, a sort of bagel with sesame seeds. It is generally served plain and it consists an indispensable part of the Turkish breakfast, along with tea, cheese or ayran. It is often sold by street vendors who either have a simit trolley or carry the simit in a tray on their head.