The Turkish city of Istanbul which lies on the border of Europe and Asia is a melting pot cultures and cuisines, making the food there some of the best in the world! To begin we’ve got sigara borek, delicious flaky cheese pastries served with a spicy pepper paste and cooling mint yogurt.
For the main event Turkey’s most famous export, the kebab (or kebap as it would be spelt there) - this version is flavoured with rich Urfa chilli flakes and is served with a delicious sumac, parsley and red onion salad. Finally, baklava, a much-loved Middle Eastern dessert made up of layers of sweet, sticky filo pastry and nuts drenched in a honey syrup flavoured with cinnamon, cardamon and rose petals.
Pepper Paste Spices: red bell pepper, mild chilli flakes, urfa chilli, hot paprika, onion, chilli
Sigara Borek Spices: cumin, chives, onion, parsley, mint, black pepper
Kebab Spices: urfa chilli, black pepper, cumin, parsley, smoked paprika, allspice, cinnamon, mint, garlic
Sumac Blend: sumac, parsley, black pepper
Yogurt Blend: mint, black pepper, garlic
Baklava Ground Spices: rose, cinnamon, green cardamon, cloves
Baklava Whole Spices: green cardamon, cinnamon
Rose Petals: rose