Turkish food is a widely used term that is mostly associated with delicious ingredients, street food experience, and positive feelings. Both consumers and professionals may think of a Mediterranean diet, a Middle Eastern cuisine, a variety of kabobs, and Turkish coffee when they are asked about Turkish food. However, while Turkish cuisine is enjoying the country’s thousands-year-old history and being a cross-path of various civilizations, it has its unique tastes and particular cooking techniques.
So, the purpose of this book is exactly to address this ambiguity. We desire to bring clarity and give a broader perspective to both consumers and professionals who want to enjoy Turkish cuisine by its richness and authenticity, and nutritious ingredients.
In doing so, we hope consumers will make better food and nutrition choices whereas professionals will deepen their knowledge and compare similar cuisines and ingredients more accurately.
We wish everyone healthy and happy gatherings with family and friends around Turkish Tastes.