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.