Gallery Some Famous Dishes to Try when Visiting Istanbul 07/01/2023Posted in FoodTagged baklava, börek, döner, döner kebab, Food, iskender kebab, istanbul, istanbul blog, istanbul food, istanbul insider, istanbul restaurant, köfte, kebab, lahmacun, lokum, meatball, pide, turkish cuisine, turkish delight, turkish food 1- Döner Kebab: Thinly sliced meat (usually lamb or chicken) cooked on a spit and served in a sandwich or wrap with vegetables and sauces. 2- Lahmacun: A thin, round piece of dough topped with minced meat, vegetables, and spices. 3- Köfte: Meatballs made from ground lamb or beef and spices, often served with rice or vegetables. 4- Pide: A Turkish-style pizza made with a thin, oval-shaped crust and topped with various ingredients such as meat, cheese, and vegetables. 5- Börek: A savory pastry made with thin layers of phyllo dough and filled with meat, cheese, or vegetables. 6- Iskender Kebab: Thinly sliced lamb or beef served over pieces of pide bread and topped with a tomato sauce. 7- Turkish Delight (Lokum): A sweet confection made with sugar, cornstarch, and flavorings, often served with a dusting of powdered sugar. 8- Baklava: A sweet pastry made with layers of phyllo dough filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with honey or syrup.