Izmir Local Dishes

Boyoz is a Turkish pastry associated with Izmir. It is prepared according to original recipe from the Sephardic Jews from Spain. Made of a mizture of sunflower oil flour and tahini, it’s eaten plain or can have meat cheese or spinach stuffings.

Another local dish Kumru is a special kind of Izmir sandwich which is turtle dove shaped filled with cheese and spicy sucuk sausage. It is served with pickles. All ingredients must be cooked in a coal burning oven and made with chickpea sourdough.

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