Pideli Köfte if a Turkish beef dish composed of grilled or fried meatballs on top of toasted flat bread with tomato sauce.
Turşu are pickled vegetables soaked in brine and vinegar. Read More
Börek is a filo-pastry baked or fried with fillings like cheese, meat, spinach, or potato. Read More
Ayva Tatlısı is a Turkish dessert made from baked quince fruit with sweetening and cream topping.
Haci Şerif is now a chain, but started as a single shop in Denizli. Their signature dish is called Dondurmali Irmik Helvasi, which is like sweeted wheat paste with icecream hiding inside.
Lahmacun, often referred to as Turkish pizza, is a thin dough baked with a topping of meat, tomato, and herbs.
Fall is Aşure season in Denizli. But what is Aşure you may be asking? Well, loosely translated as Noah’s Pudding, it is a sweet mixture of grains, nuts, and dried fruit, which make a hearty dessert for those cold winter nights. In the Ottoman times the dish was a meal, not just a sweet at the end of the night, but it has evolved into the hearty sweet treat we see around today.