Turkish Riviera

Mediterranean Turkish cuisine is a blend of traditional Turkish and Mediterranean flavors. Dishes often include a variety of vegetables, legumes, and grains, as well as olive oil, herbs, and spices. Seafood is also a common ingredient in Mediterranean Turkish cuisine, along with meat dishes such as kebabs and stews. Popular dishes include meze platters, dolma (stuffed grape leaves).

Antalya features the freshest citrus fruits full of vitamin C and cheese made with fresh goat milk. Antalya’s Piyaz made with beans, pumpkin dessert served with tahini and crushed walnuts, East Mediterranean city Hatay’s Kebab varieties and Künefe dessert are some of the most prominent features of the region’s cuisine. Hatay is also a part of the UNESCO creative cities network for its unique gastronomic heritage.

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