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The 10 Best Turkish Foods according to The Food Girl in Town

The 10 Best Turkish Foods according to The Food Girl in Town

After three seasons working on an archaeological dig, I know my Turkish food. These are my favourite Turkish dishes from grandma’s specialties to street eats: the best Turkish foods according to The Food Girl in Town.

Market day in Eğirdir | Turkey

Market day in Eğirdir | Turkey

Thursdays is market day in Eğirdir: You’re lucky I’m even telling you about the tiny town on a small spit of land far far away in the lake district of Turkey near Isparta.

Second Breakfast — the most appreciated meal at Çadır Höyük

Second Breakfast — the most appreciated meal at Çadır Höyük

From the top of the mound you can see the dust of Sadik’s van before the green beast crashes into view — Ayoup’s whistle blows from somewhere and calls of “pidos!” ring throughout the trenches. It’s time. We slowly wind our way down the incline […]

The return to Turkish delight

The return to Turkish delight

In six days, I’ll be jumping on a flight to Istanbul to work on an archaeological dig for a month! I went to Turkey for the first time in 2012 to work on the excavations at Çadır Höyük and I’m excited to journey back to the lovely town […]