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Una delle tante vetrine di pasticceria ad Istanbul

Una delle tante vetrine di pasticceria ad Istanbul

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ledecorquejadore:  Baklava galore… (via Istanbul, Turkey | Flickr - Photo Sharing!)

Baklava is a rich, sweet pastry made of layers of filo pastry filled with chopped nuts and sweetened with honey. Turkish desert speciality - many varieties.

Baklava and lokum (Turkish Delight). Even if you don't have a sweet tooth, the displays convince you that you DO have a sweet tooth. :)

An entry from Spires and Gargoyles

Turkish sweets shop in Istanbul, Turkey イスタンブール、トルコのお菓子屋さん by aygulmipo

Turkish sweets shop in Istanbul, Turkey イスタンブール、トルコのお菓子屋さん by aygulmipo

Karaköy Güllüoğlu - Located a stone's throw from the Bosphorus, this baklava emporium has been catering to Istanbul sweet tooths since 1949. Done up in borderline tacky décor that looks like it is meant to evoke late Ottoman splendour, the place serves more than a dozen different kinds of phyllo-based sweets, none of them resembling the cardboard-like, past-its-prime version of baklava that is often dished out outside the Middle East.

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Karaköy Güllüoğlu a traditional baklava shop in Istanbul. The unchallenged wearer of the “best baklava in Istanbul” crown. Image via: Istanbul Eats.

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The recipe is from Rebecca Seal's new cookbook on Istanbul cuisine. She calls it Turkish potatoes, but I'm almost certain it's a Kurdish recipe. Either way, it's simple and really tasty. Just don't add the onions zu early or they will burn. (vegan)

How to cook Turkish spiced potatoes

Try this deliciously authentic recipe from Rebecca Seal’s classy cookbook, Istanbul. Ingredients (serves 1 onion, sliced into thin half moons Salt and freshly ground black pepper waxy potatoes,.

Good night Istanbul 😴️ Sweet dreams ✨️

Good night Istanbul 😴️ Sweet dreams ✨️

This raspberry peach lemonade will have you dreaming of a warm summer breeze! Fresh, bright, and deliciously sweet, it’s the perfect summer drink!

Homemade Raspberry Peach Lemonade

These 15 lemonade recipes are so AMAZING! I can't wait to use these for my next family get together! There are even cocktails for the adults!