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The pocket-size World Food guides serve up heaping portions of information on everything to do with eating and drinking in a country. They cover the history and evolution of the cuisine, its staples and specialties, and the kitchen philosophy of the people. Lonely Planet opens the doors on home cooking and traditions, showing how food and drink have become integral to personal and national celebrations, and discovering the myriad of regional cuisines that exist in even the most familiar countries.
For the traveler, Turkey is a feast even when you're not eating; a banquet of plenty expressed in colors, smells and customs. In this unique guide to the culture of food and drink in Turkey, you'll discover that with every scoop of pilav, or swig of raki, you learn more about the essence of Turkish culture. Afiyet olsun!
This guidebook features:
An exploration of the regional influences which make up Turkish cuisine
An intimate guide to home cooking, traditions and celebrating with food
The definitive culinary dictionary, a quick reference glossary and useful phrases
Tantalizing photography and recipes