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By Joan Peterson

Here is excellent news for tourists who positioned meals first. the second one within the "Eat shrewdpermanent" sequence of culinary go back and forth courses incorporates a treasury of suggestions for navigating menu and marketplace in Turkey. additionally it is recipes, hence broadening its entice cookbook fanatics besides

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Then fold in the sides to the center and finish rolling. Make a tight roll so it does not unfold during cooking and float to the surface. Stuff 15 leaves. To cook, use a saucepan small enough to have the rolls fit snugly together. Line pan with 5 leaves to prevent sticking. Arrange the rolls on top. Add enough cool water just to cover them. Place an earthenware plate upside down on top of them. Bring water to boil over medium heat and boil for 1-2 minutes. Pour water off without 48 Tastes a/Turkey disturbing the rolls.

The rich soil supports olive and citrus groves, and banana and avocado plantations . The crops of laurel (bay) leaves and oregano are also important. A classic soup of the area is yuksuk forbasz, or thimble soup. It contains ground meat, chickpeas and small, thin circles of dough, traditionally cut out with a thimble. Surrounding Isparta in the Lake District are large rose gardens producing oils used in the perfume industry. An edible by­ product of this effort is delicious rose-flavored jam. Jams and preserves made from locally grown fruits are a specialty of Antalya, as are several cold meze, or appetizers.

By tradition, it was kept on the stove so a supply of warm water would always be available for washing hands. 30 Tastes of Turkey You are encouraged to try some of these classic Turkish recipes before you leave home. This is a wonderful and immediately rewarding way to preview the extraordinary cuisine of Turkey. Most of the special Turkish ingredients necessary for these recipes are available in the United States (see Resources, p . 57) . Satisfactory substitutes are given for unavailable ones.

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