DOURMET DELICACIES

LAHMACUN

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One of the tastes of Anatolia, Lahmacun is known as “’Lahm bi Ajin’’ in the 17th century travel books. The name is derived from the words “Lahm” and “Ajin”, which means meat and dough respectively in Arabic. This delicious meal is cooked in our country for 300 years.
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HUMMUS

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While hummus means chickpea in Arabic language, it is in fact a technique. Hummus, originated from Hatay and spread to entire country, has also become a popular dish in Europe and the States in recent years.
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CHARCUTERIE PLATE

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Commercial production of the pastrami started in 17th century. Indeed, pastrami has first become a part of history as a Central Asia food. The oldest meat storage method known to people consists of salting and sun-drying the meat.
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MUHLAMA

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There is so much confusion regarding terms “Muhlama” and “Kuymak”. In Blacksea Region, the dish is usually called Kuymak if cooked with cream or called Muhlama if cooked using butter.
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