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A survey also conducted that 75% of uneaten food is thrown away in Turkish households. Although, majority of the uneaten food is being consumed by their animals or ones in the street, around 48%. Food consumed by animals is still considered food waste though because it is not being used by a human for consumption. The same survey was conducted in Australia once again and the results were drastically different. Around 20% of uneaten food was thrown away by respondents.

A survey also conducted that 75% of uneaten food is thrown away in Turkish households. Although, majority of the uneaten food is being consumed by their animals or ones in the street, around 48%. Food consumed by animals is still considered food waste though because it is not being used by a human for consumption. The same survey was conducted in Australia once again and the results were drastically different. Around 20% of uneaten food was thrown away by respondents.

At dinner parties, the host always supplies the food. Pot Luck is not a word in Turkish Vocabulary and the host is responsible for the food except on two occasions. One being when all the neighbours pitch in to supply food for the winter in large quantities. Another being when families plan to go to the countryside for a day, in this case, plans are made ahead of time to arrange who will prepare and bring foods such as fruits, meats and beverages.

At dinner parties, the host always supplies the food. Pot Luck is not a word in Turkish Vocabulary and the host is responsible for the food except on two occasions. One being when all the neighbours pitch in to supply food for the winter in large quantities. Another being when families plan to go to the countryside for a day, in this case, plans are made ahead of time to arrange who will prepare and bring foods such as fruits, meats and beverages.

In Turkey’s Southeastern provinces, foods rich in flavour are very popular here, foods such as pistachios and heavily spiced kebabs which are a speciality. The sweets made in these provinces tend to be based on the dough, this method is very common throughout this region. Another region staple food is a salad that based on top of buglar, which is a type of wheat cereal. This is known as kisir in Turkish.

In Turkey’s Southeastern provinces, foods rich in flavour are very popular here, foods such as pistachios and heavily spiced kebabs which are a speciality. The sweets made in these provinces tend to be based on the dough, this method is very common throughout this region. Another region staple food is a salad that based on top of buglar, which is a type of wheat cereal. This is known as kisir in Turkish.

Fresh baked bread is common in some villages, women wake up before their husbands at dawn and prepare the bread they will need for the day by kneading and baking the bread. The fresh bread is always made in time for breakfast that morning. In some villages, women are even paid to make fresh bread daily, they can be paid through goods such as old clothes or wood or even money. Baking bread is considered one of the women’s duties to this modern day.

Fresh baked bread is common in some villages, women wake up before their husbands at dawn and prepare the bread they will need for the day by kneading and baking the bread. The fresh bread is always made in time for breakfast that morning. In some villages, women are even paid to make fresh bread daily, they can be paid through goods such as old clothes or wood or even money. Baking bread is considered one of the women’s duties to this modern day.

Juice is also a staple of snacks in the streets of Turkey. They are freshly squeezed and the fruits can vary from oranges, strawberries, apples and pomegranates. It is very cheap as well, they cost about 1 Turkish Lira which is about 50 cents Canadian. Along with Simit juice stands can be found on every corner of Turkish streets.

Juice is also a staple of snacks in the streets of Turkey. They are freshly squeezed and the fruits can vary from oranges, strawberries, apples and pomegranates. It is very cheap as well, they cost about 1 Turkish Lira which is about 50 cents Canadian. Along with Simit juice stands can be found on every corner of Turkish streets.

A table prayer was always said before or after a family eats their meal. Although this is not practiced as frequently anymore, families still pray when they come together for larger gatherings. Another religious practice, is feeding the hungry and poor. This is practiced because giving away food is deep from their Turkish roots and is given in the name God of Goodness.

A table prayer was always said before or after a family eats their meal. Although this is not practiced as frequently anymore, families still pray when they come together for larger gatherings. Another religious practice, is feeding the hungry and poor. This is practiced because giving away food is deep from their Turkish roots and is given in the name God of Goodness.

Delicious and divinely pretty, these Turkish delight cupcakes are an exquisite treat to make for an afternoon tea party or any other elegant celebration.

Turkish delight cupcakes

Delicious and divinely pretty, these Turkish delight cupcakes are an exquisite treat to make for an afternoon tea party or any other elegant celebration.

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Turkish Dishes to Try before You Die

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