When you should not believe bloggers and tourist guides
Competent marketing led to the fact that the dish has grown in price. In fact, there is nothing unusual in these pigeons.
This is the most famous of the soups of Turkish cuisine. Dried vegetables and cereals are rubbed into powder, mixed with flour, starch and spices, sifted and stored in this form. To prepare soup, the mixture is poured into boiling water and boiled to density. They drink Tarkhana, and not eat with a spoon, which attracts the attention of tourists to an unusual dish. In addition, the Turks actively “promoted” this dish as a healing. Instead of Tarhana, the blogger advises to try Murjimuk – lentil soup.
Rice, a little vegetables, spices, grape leaves – that’s all the components of dishes that are very similar to Dolmu, popular in the Caucasus and southern Russia. First, the sarm is boiled, and then cooled and poured with vegetable oil. The best sarma is in Kong, the author of the analysis believes. It is prepared with rammed meat, poured with tomato sauce and consumed in hot form.
For dessert, Turks often offer tourists pudding. Rice pudding with a brush crust Syuts is really worthy of attention, and all other varieties are reassessed. Tourists naively believe that they eat masterpieces of local cooking. In fact, most puddings include only sugar, starch, flavor and dye, sometimes cocoa powder.
Its composition most often only three ingredients: starch, molasses and sugar powder. Pink water is added to high-quality rakhate lukum, dyes and flavors-dyes and cheaper. This simple dish has already been honored for many centuries to be a culinary business card of Turkey and the whole East. If you want more original sweets, try Turkish Lukum with nuts and nuga.
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