What to eat in Cappadocia

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You don’t have to worry about what to eat in Cappadocia. Try some traditional and delicious food from Turkish cuisine.

If you are looking for what to eat in Cappadocia? We are sure that all of you have heard how famous Turkish cuisine is. In Turkey, every region has different tastes.  And now what about looking at the local delicacies of Cappadocia and Goreme located in the middle of Anatolia, which is always remembered with fairy chimneys and natural beauties?

Let’s try traditional Turkish breakfast

It is possible to find much local taste in Cappadocia. First, you should start the day with a delicious breakfast. In Turkey, people give so much importance to the breakfast. You will realize this importance when you see the table prepared for breakfast. When you would like to have breakfast in Cappadocia first you will see a variety of jams on the table.  Jams are often made from crops collected from the gardens of Cappadocia.  In Cappadocia, you may taste tulum cheese, cheddar cheese and feta cheese. Green and black olive varieties offered at breakfast in Cappadocia. Nobody gets the greens from the grocery store, they are all from the fields, or from their own garden. Menemen which is a different type of an omelette with tomato, green pepper and onion is generally served in the breakfast in Cappadocia. Also, tomato and cucumber are indispensable food in breakfast menu.

what to eat in Cappadocia
What to eat in Cappadocia: Gozleme

How about tasting the other foods? Let’s start with pastries. In Goreme and Cappadocia, there are different types of pastries like “borek”, “poğaça” and “gozleme” which are very traditional Turkish food. They are generally made with meat, cheese and potato. You should absolutely taste them.

What to eat in Cappadocia at lunch or dinner

When somebody says to you “Turkey”, one of the things that will come to your mind about Turkey,  should be “Kebap.” Kebap is a very traditional example of Turkish cuisine that you must try. I Göreme and Cappadocia you may find different places to eat “Kebap”. Pottery kebab “Testi Kebabı” is a traditional kebap made in Goreme. You should also try “Doner Kebap” in Cappadocia. You may drink “Ayran” which is obtained by adding water into the yoghourt and one of the most common drinks of Turkish Cuisine while you are eating kebap.

If you are vegetarian, of course, there are so many delicious foods for you in Goreme and Cappadocia! For example “Dolma”

What to eat in Cappadocia
What to eat in Cappadocia

which is made with tomatoes, green peppers, vine leaves, or eggplants stuffed with a mixture of meat, rice, and spices is a wonderful dish for you. Also, you may find delicious foods made by using eggplant like “İmambayıldı”. Also, you should try fried vegetables like green pepper and zucchini. You may eat these fried vegetables with tomato sauce.

In Goreme and Cappadocia, there are soo many traditional and delicious desserts that you may want to taste after a meal. For example “Baklava” and “Künefe” are classic desserts in Turkey. If you taste these desserts, we assure you that you will love them!

We guarantee that you will like the menu and enjoy the breakfast. Do not wait any longer and come to Cappadocia and Goreme!

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