Turkish cuisine is the object of endless admiration for true gourmets. I must say, the history of Turkish cuisine dates back to the era of the Ottoman Empire.
Along with respect for borrowed culinary traditions, the Turks are actively developing and improving their own national recipes and gastronomic features.
Lentil soup (Mercimek corbası)
Without a lentil soup not a single lunch in Turkey, and in some places a breakfast, does not do. Its main ingredients are water, red lentils and peppers, usually also red. There are many variations with this chord: soup is supplemented with tomato paste, onion, carrot, garlic, dried mint, and sometimes potatoes, and soften the taste with milk or cream. The soup is very popular with Turkish housewives. It is perfect for children, as well as for those who follow the figure. Besides, it prepares incredibly fast!